Policy/Advocacy


Vaccinate Your Family Honored to Receive IAC’s Becky Payne Award

The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) presented its inaugural IAC Becky Payne Award to Every Child By Two (recently renamed Vaccinate Your Family: The Next Generation of Every Child By...


Vaccine Skeptics Lash Out at CDC Advisory Committee Meeting

By Amy Pisani, MS, Executive Director, Every Child By Two/Vaccinate Your Family Last month the CDC’s Advisory Committee On Immunization Practices (ACIP), a group of medical and public health...


With School Vaccine Exemptions on the Rise, What Can Be Done to Protect Our Students?

A new study published in PloS Medicine examined the increase we are seeing across the country in philosophical exemptions to school vaccine requirements. While some states have made it more...


Immunization Funding is an Investment in Public Health that Saves Lives and Dollars

As we consider the details of the proposed fiscal budget, we must call upon Congress to properly fund critical prevention programs. Every Child By Two Executive Director, Amy Pisani, makes...


Congress Proposes Big Cuts to Prevention and Public Health Fund

Congress is once again developing a Continuing Resolution (CR) budget. While it includes critical funding for many public health programs including two years of funding for community health...


Most Popular Posts of 2017 Address Flu, Vaccine Safety, Disease Outbreaks and Maternal Vaccines

In these final days of 2017, we hope you will revisit the top ten posts from the past year and share them with others in your social networks.  They address such pressing...


Impact of Latest Congressional Actions on Immunization Programs

As we near the end of 2017, we are closely monitoring a few federal bills that will have a direct impact on our nation's immunization programs and thus our...


Educating Legislators About Preventative Health and Vaccination

Every Child By Two will be participating in a special presentation on Capitol Hill on October 31st intended to discuss the vital role of Health and Human Services initiatives to...


Help Stop Devastating Cuts to Immunization Infrastructure

The House is moving forward on budget proposals for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) and has suggested a $50 million cut to immunization funding to the Centers for Disease Control...


Updates from June 2017 Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Recently, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met to discuss several important developments concerning vaccines. This included a discussion of vaccine research and scientific data related to...