Special Session: Access to COVID-19 Vaccines: Issues and Barriers for Persons with Disabilities
As the federal government and states increase distribution and delivery of vaccines for the Corona virus, barriers to these vaccines for persons with disabilities have emerged. Join us as our speakers address policies regarding the determination of who is eligible to receive the vaccines during the various phases of the rollout and the disparities that exist. In addition, this session will discuss how the ADA applies to the state/local governments and private organizations administering the vaccinations, web based and telephone systems used to search/locate and schedule a vaccine appointment, vaccination site accessibility, effective communication with recipients and modifications in policies, practices and procedures. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions of the presenters.