Staff Contact: Heidi Parker, MA
Chair: Andy Pasternak, MD

The Advocacy Committee promotes immunization best practices by monitoring current policies and researching effective public policy strategies. This committee identifies and advances solutions to challenges in Nevada’s vaccine financing, access and delivery system. Responsibilities may include:

  • Developing position statements on current issues to share with legislators
  • Tracking relevant legislation/regulations that affect immunization and access to health care
  • Increasing stakeholder’s capacity to be advocates
  • Developing a statewide system for media advocacy

Immunization Law and Policy Information for Nevada

ACA in Nevada - Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Public Health Funding in Nevada - APHA 

Prevention and Public Health Fund in Nevada - Trust for America's Health

Defending Health Care for Nevada - Families USA

Religious Views of Vaccination - Vaccinate Your Family

Nevada Policy Briefs

Strengthening Nevada's Immunization Laws (2015)