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Central Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition (CPIC)

Coverage Area

Columbia County, Montour County, Northumberland County, Snyder County, Union County


The Central Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition was formed in August 2016. The mission of Central Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition is to promote health through age-appropriate immunizations for all residents.

Upcoming Meetings:

Our next coalition meeting will be held Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 3:30 PM.

January Newsletter!

To view this month’s newsletter, click here.

Make sure to follow/like the CPIC Facebook and Instagram pages to stay up to date on current immunization information!



Winter/Spring iHeartRadio Campaign

The Northeast Immunization Coalition and the Central Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition have joined forces with iHeartRadio to launch a compelling Winter/Spring campaign focused on COVID, HPV, and measles awareness.

Winter Poster Campaign

The Northeast Immunization Coalition and the Central Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition have joined forces for a compelling winter campaign focusing on COVID-19, Flu, and Pneumococcal vaccinations. This impactful initiative is set to unfold from January to the end of March 2024, reaching an estimated 574,000 impressions daily across the NIC and CPIC counties.

Below are the campaign posters, in English and Spanish, that will be strategically placed in various stores throughout the NIC/CPIC counties, aiming to raise awareness and encourage community members to prioritize their health through immunization.

PA Live Interviews

The Northeast Immunization Coalition and Central Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition, in partnership with the Schuylkill County Immunization Coalition are participating in a 4-month long campaign with the news station WBRE-WBYOU-TV on their lifestyle channel, PA Live. This campaign includes commercials and 8 interview speaking about the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19, the Flu, and RSV. See below to view the interviews that have been released so far:

Give Vaccines a Shot | Eyewitness News (

Flu Season advice from Central PA Immunization Coalition |

World Polio Day | Eyewitness News (

Dangers of Post Polio Syndrome

Tracy Scheirer’s PA Live Interview

Tracy Scheirer’s 2nd Interview

Kady Luchetti’s PA Live Interview 


iHeart Radio Campaign

The NIC and CPIC are partnering with iHeartRadio for a Fall/Winter campaign surrounding Polio, Shingles, COVID-19, and Flu. iHeartRadio App (podcast impressions) targeting networks of viewers and shoppers in Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union counties. For the Central Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition (CPIC), there will be over 611,000 impressions between 9/11/2023-12/31/2023.


The 16th National Conference for Immunization Coalitions and Partnerships (NCICP)

The 16th National Conference for Immunization Coalitions and Partnerships (NCICP), formerly known as the National Conference on Immunization and Health Coalitions, is the only conference solely dedicated to collaboration and partnership as a way to improve immunization uptake, educate our communities, and prevent the spread of disease. The conference is an engine to improve immunizations and public health issues by sharing successful strategies that strengthen the work our coalitions and partnerships do.

The Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition (PAIC) is proud to host the 2024 NCICP conference. Our statewide work increases access to immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases through support of local immunization coalitions. We warmly welcome our colleagues and partners from across the country to learn from each other as we share our successes and brainstorm solutions to shared challenges.

Secure your spot – click here to join us in advancing the crucial mission of safeguarding public health through immunization.

Registration after December 18, 2023: $575
Students with ID: $100

Scholarships are available. For information on scholarships to support travel to the conference please contact Erin Babe or Dr. Angela Shen using our contact form.

If you are interested in sponsoring a scholarship, see our Sponsors and Exhibitors details.

CPIC Fall Nurse’s Conference October 2023

Below are photos from the CPIC Nurse Dinner Conference. This evening was pulled together years ago to honor nurses and staff who care for our community. Thank you for all that you do each day. What you do matters, and you are each very much appreciated.

Interested In Joining Our Coalition?!


Contact Information:

Shannon R. Griesser, MPH

Immunization Coalition Coordinator, Northeast and Central Counties

Pennsylvania Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

Address: PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

661 Moore Road, Suite 200, King of Prussia, PA 19406

Cell: 610-256-8990



Sharon Cryder – Coalition Chairperson


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