Phased Approach to Vaccine Distribution

The CDC released a COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook for Jurisdiction Operations on September 16, 2020 where they provide Guidance to both the state and local health departments. HCA is regularly working with the state through the CDPH to understand and implement the guidelines provided by the CDC. This visual below illustrates how the CDC is projecting a phased approach for states and local health departments.

Distribution Chart

*Planning should consider that there may be initial age restrictions for vaccine products.
**See Section 4: Critical Populations for information on Phase 1 subset and other critical population groups.