In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss National Influenza Vaccination week. They also discuss the FY2019 continuing resolution to fund the Federal Government. Finally, they discuss the 2019 NACCHO Annual abstract submission deadline.
Later in the program, Ian Goldstein spoke with the Director of Immunization Services Division at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Melinda Wharton. They discussed the history of National Influenza Vaccination Week and how important vaccinations are at all stages of life. They also discussed how local health departments can encourage their communities to get vaccinated.