The NAIIS has announced the recipients of the 2017 Immunization Excellence Awards.
These prestigious Awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made extraordinary contributions towards improving vaccination rates within their communities during 2016. The Awards focus on individuals and organizations that exemplify the meaning of the “immunization neighborhood,” i.e., collaboration, coordination, and communication among immunization stakeholders dedicated to meeting the immunization needs of the patient and protecting the community from vaccine-preventable diseases.
This year’s Award winners made presentations and were recognized during the 2017 NAIIS Immunization Excellence Awards Luncheon on May 10, 2017. Individuals and organizations receiving an Honorable Mention also were recognized during the luncheon.
The Awards recognize excellence in the following categories:
- NEW CATEGORY: Non Healthcare Employer Campaign
- Laura Scott NAIIS Immunization Excellence Award for Outstanding Influenza Season Activities Campaign
- “Immunization Neighborhood” Champion
- Adult Immunization Champion
- Corporate Campaign
- Adult Immunization Publication Award
The NAIIS notes that many exciting and innovative programs were nominated this year. We applaud all the nominees and congratulate them for working towards improving the health of their communities.