Beneath Our Skin Storytelling Project

Beneath Our Skin is a storytelling project for Black Vermonters. It is the result of a partnership with Clemmons Family Farm for an innovative approach to better understand the needs and perceptions on what will improve vaccination access and uptake among Vermonters who are Black/African American and/or of the African diaspora.  Beneath Our Skin uses digital storytelling and visual and performing arts as culturally relevant methods to gather and share stories from Black Vermonters about their vaccination choices and experiences.

Meaningful Use

Electronic reporting allows Eligible Professionals and Eligible Hospitals with certified electronic medical records to meet the Meaningful Use measures related to Public Health.

Vaccine Ordering

This page serves as a resource for provider offices enrolled in Vermont Child Vaccine Program (VCVP) and Vermont Adult Vaccine Program (VAVP). Providers and the Vermont Department of Health Immunization Program share stewardship of vaccine purchased through these programs. In order to protect against loss and ensure sufficient supply, proper vaccine inventory management is essential for all enrolled providers. Therefore, the ordering process requires a full accounting of state-provided doses.

Vaccine Financing

Vermont is a universal vaccine state, providing vaccines to enrolled providers at no cost for use with all patients, regardless of insurance status. The Vermont Vaccine Purchasing Program (VVPP) collects funding from health insurers quarterly based on covered lives. Insurer funding is combined with federal funding to support the purchase of vaccines from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) federal contract at the lowest price.

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