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Strategies for States to Drive Equitable Vaccine Distribution and Administration

This issue brief outlines key barriers states face in their efforts to increase vaccination rates among BIPOC, and highlights strategies states are pursuing in partnership with community-based organizations to address these challenges. This issue brief also considers future phases of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and planning, including near-term efforts to vaccinate children and adolescents, as well as longer-term opportunities to build sustainable infrastructure and capacity to advance health equity related to the pandemic, emergency preparedness, and beyond within state and local public health and health care delivery systems.