Committees

Adult Immunization Committee

The mission of the Adult Immunization Committee (AIC) is to increase awareness about adult immunizations. Current activities include the following:

  • Educational presentations for providers, policy makers, and the public about adult immunizations, including topics such as vaccine hesitancy, the economic burden of vaccine preventable diseases, and barriers to adult immunization.
  • A research project to collect data about adult immunization rates in New Jersey
  • Activities to encourage use of the New Jersey Immunization Information System (NJIIS) by providers of adult immunization

Child & Infant Immunization Committee

The mission is to ensure and facilitate best compliance with New Jersey Immunization Regulations (NJAC 8:57-4), which incorporate Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations. Working with many levels involved in vaccinating and caring for New Jersey’s children, identify information gaps regarding vaccines in order to facilitate the delivery of appropriate vaccine-related messages to targeted stakeholders. Current activities include the following:

  • Development and distribution of messaging for immunization campaigns such as National Influenza Awareness Month (NIAW) and National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)
  • Development of  tools to assist schools / childcare / preschools / providers to improve their understanding and implementation of vaccine requirements in New Jersey