COVID-19 Vaccine — Resources and Information

Resources will be added and updated often as new developments occur.

When the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) emerged in late 2019, hundreds of individuals and organizations around the world quickly mobilized to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. Governments, not-for-profit organizations and the private sector funded efforts, and regulators are working with great speed in partnerships with scientists and innovators.

This webpage is intended to help keep the field informed of important updates related to vaccine development, distribution, utilization protocols, supply chain and many other issues, through AHA-developed tools, as well as resources from the federal government and other stakeholders.


AHA Members Only

  • Summary of Federal Strategy for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and How You Can Prepare

    This document summarizes the federal government’s strategy for distributing COVID-19 vaccines, along with steps hospitals and health systems to prepare themselves and their communities.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Primer

    This primer provides an overview of the U.S. vaccine development and approval process, as well as information on Operation Warp Speed – a public-private partnership whose goal is to produce and deliver 300 million doses of safe and effective vaccines with the initial doses available by January 2021, as part of a broader strategy to accelerate the development, manufacturing and distribution of COVID-19 countermeasures. Updated 10/13/2020

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Scorecard

    This scorecard highlights the most promising COVID-19 vaccine candidates that have received, and could potentially receive, funding from the U.S. government. This resource will be updated regularly. Updated 10/23/2020


HHS COVID-19 Distribution

COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Frameworks

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