[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 96 (Thursday, May 18, 2023)]
[Pages 31768-31769]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2023-10635]



Meeting of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the 
Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of 
Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the 
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice 
that the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) will hold an in-
person meeting. The meeting will be open to the public and public 
comment will be heard during the meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held June 15-16, 2023. The confirmed meeting 
times and agenda will be posted on the NVAC website at http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/meetings/index.html as soon as they become 

ADDRESSES: Instructions regarding attending this meeting will be posted 
online at: http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/meetings/index.html at least 
one week prior to the meeting. Pre-registration is required for those 
who wish to attend the meeting virtually or participate in public 
comment. Please register at http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/meetings/index.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Aikin, Acting Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services, Tower Building, Room, 1101 
Wootton Parkway, Rockville, MD 20852. Email: [email protected]. Phone: 202-

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 2101 of the Public 
Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300aa-1), the Secretary of HHS was 
mandated to establish the National Vaccine Program to achieve optimal 
prevention of human infectious diseases through immunization and to 
achieve optimal prevention against adverse reactions to vaccines. The 
NVAC was established to provide advice and make recommendations to the 
Director of the

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National Vaccine Program on matters related to the Program's 
responsibilities. The Assistant Secretary for Health serves as Director 
of the National Vaccine Program.
    During this meeting, NVAC will hear presentations to support the 
recent charges on innovation and safety from Admiral Rachel L. Levine, 
MD, the Assistant Secretary for Health and Director of the National 
Vaccine Program. NVAC will also hear presentations on vaccine safety, 
antimicrobial resistance, pandemic preparedness, and routine 
immunization. Please note that agenda items are subject to change, as 
priorities dictate. Information on the final meeting agenda will be 
posted prior to the meeting on the NVAC website: http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/index.html.
    Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comment 
at the NVAC meeting during the public comment period designated on the 
agenda. Public comments made during the meeting will be limited to 
three minutes per person to ensure time is allotted for all those 
wishing to speak. Individuals are welcome to submit written comments in 
advance. Written comments should not exceed three pages in length. 
Individuals submitting comments should email their written comments or 
their request to provide a comment during the meeting to [email protected] 
at least five business days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: May 10, 2023.
Ann Aikin,
Acting Designated Federal Official, Office of the Assistant Secretary 
for Health.
[FR Doc. 2023-10635 Filed 5-17-23; 8:45 am]