Vaccines for Children Program FY 21

Grants and Contracts Details

Description

The purpose of the Vaccine for Children Program in Kentucky is to increase immunization rates across the Commonwealth. The Vaccines For Children (VFC) program is a federally funded program that provides vaccines at no cost to children who might not otherwise be vaccinated because of inability to pay. The positions funded through this agreement are responsible for the interpretation of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures for the VFC. They will be responsible for the planning and implementation of an intensive program of surveillance and epidemiology, quality improvement, Vaccine for Children (VFC) program for the state of Kentucky, adult vaccine program, emergency response vaccine countermeasures, statewide immunization information system, and education/information activities.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date7/1/206/30/21

Funding

  • KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services: $495,335.00

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