On Thursday, CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield thanked the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for all of their work in crafting the COVID-19 vaccine recommendations as interim guidance that both 1) health care personnel and 2) residents of long-term care facilities be offered COVID-19 vaccine in the initial phase of the vaccination program.


Dr. Redfield supports their recommendations and has signed the memo and accepted these interim recommendations.

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Interim Recommendation for Allocating Initial Supplies of COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, 2020