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HHS to Expand Access to COVID-19 Vaccines for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

March 29, 2021

CDC and ACL Will Provide Nearly $100 Million in Grants to Aging and Disability Networks in Every State and Territory

As part of President Biden's announcement today that the administration will take further action to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Administration for Community Living (ACL), will provide nearly $100 million to help increase vaccinations among older adults and people with disabilities. This effort will help advance the key goals of protecting those most vulnerable and advancing equity within President Biden's National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness.

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