COVID-19 Vaccine for Homebound Older Adults: Challenges and Solutions

 

Recorded on March 31, 2021

Webinar Slides Webinar Transcript
There are up to 15 million older adults and people with disabilities in America that are experiencing challenges accessing the COVID-19 vaccine due to issues that prevent them from traveling to a vaccine site. With support from The John A. Hartford Foundation and the Cambia Health Foundation, Trust for America’s Health is offering a webinar to explore the challenges and policy barriers to vaccine access and highlight innovative vaccine distribution practices. The complexities of vaccine distribution to homebound individuals was discussed, as well as the crucial partnerships among public health departments, aging services and other community stakeholders that are key to expanding vaccine access.
Presenters
  • Amanda Cohn, MD, Chief Medical Officer, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Thomas Cornwell, MD, Senior Medical Director, Village Medical at Home
  • Ingrid Ulrey, Public Policy Director, Public Health Seattle-King County
Moderator
  • Megan Wolfe, JD, Senior Policy Development Manager, Trust for America’s Health