Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the Advisory Committee on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV) will hold public meetings for the 2021 calendar year (CY). Information about the ACCV, agendas, and materials for these meetings can be found on the ACCV website at https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/vaccines.
ACCV meetings will be held on:
- March 4, 2021, 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET)-4:00 p.m. ET;
- June 3, 2021, 10:00 a.m. ET-4:00 p.m. ET;
- September 2, 2021, 10:00 a.m. ET-4:00 p.m. ET;
- December 2, 2021, 10:00 a.m. ET-4:00 p.m. ET.
Meetings may be held in-person or by teleconference and webinar. For updates on how the meeting will be held, visit the ACCV website 30 business days before the date of the meeting, where instructions for joining meetings either in-person and remotely will also be posted. In-person ACCV meetings will be held at 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. For meeting information updates, go to the ACCV website listed above.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Annie Herzog, Division of Injury Compensation Programs, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301-443-6634; or ACCV@HRSA.gov.
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The ACCV provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of HHS on policy, program development, and other issues related to implementation of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) and concerning other matters as described under section 2119 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300aa-19).
Since priorities dictate meeting times, be advised that times and agenda items are subject to change. Refer to the ACCV website listed above for any meeting updates that may occur. For CY 2021 meetings, agenda items may include, but are not limited to updates from the Division of Injury Compensation Programs, Department of Justice, Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (HHS), Immunization Safety Office (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (National Institutes of Health) and Center for Biologics, Evaluation and Research (Food and Drug Administration). Refer to the ACCV website listed above for all current and updated information concerning the CY 2021 ACCV meetings, including draft agendas and meeting materials that will be posted 5 calendar days before the meeting(s).
Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. Start Printed Page 7403Public participants may submit written statements in advance of the scheduled meeting(s). Oral comments will be honored in the order they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Requests to submit a written statement or make oral comments to ACCV should be sent to Annie Herzog using the contact information above at least 5 business days before the meeting date(s).
Individuals who need special assistance or another reasonable accommodation should notify Annie Herzog using the contact information listed above at least 10 business days before the meeting(s) they wish to attend.
If an in-person meeting is held, it will occur in a federal government building and all attendees must go through a security check to enter. Non-U.S. Citizen attendees must notify HRSA of their planned attendance to an in-person meeting at least 20 business days prior to the meeting in order to facilitate their entry into the building. All attendees are required to present government-issued identification prior to entry.
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Maria G. Button,
Director, Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2021-01879 Filed 1-27-21; 8:45 am]
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