In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), announces the following meeting of the aforementioned committee:
Times and Dates:
8 a.m.-5 p.m., February 25, 2009.
8 a.m.-5 p.m., February 26, 2009.
Place: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tom Harkin Global Communications Center, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Building 19, Kent “Oz” Nelson Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia 30333.
Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available.
Purpose: The committee is charged with advising the Director, CDC, on the appropriate uses of immunizing agents. In addition, under 42 U.S.C. 1396s, the committee is mandated to establish and periodically review and, as appropriate, revise the list of vaccines for administration to vaccine-eligible children through the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program, along with schedules regarding the appropriate periodicity, dosage, and contraindications applicable to the vaccines.
Matters to be Discussed: The agenda will include discussions on Anthrax; Hepatitis Vaccines; Measles, Mumps and Rubella; Influenza Vaccine; Pneumococcal Vaccines; Rabies Vaccine; General Recommendations; Human Papillomavirus Vaccines; Herpes Zoster; Meningococcal Vaccine; MMRV Vaccine Safety; Pertussis; Polio Vaccine; Vaccine Safety; Vaccine Supply; Vaccination of Immigrants and refugees; Yellow Fever. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
Contact Person for More Information: Antonette Hill, Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., (E-05), Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone 404/639-8836, fax 404/639-8905.
The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.Start Signature
Dated: January 22, 2009.
Lorenzo J. Falgiano,
Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E9-2164 Filed 1-30-09; 8:45 am]
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