NACHR

WHO ARE CHRs

The National Association of Community Health Representatives (NACHR) is an association representing 264 Community Health Representative (CHR) Programs with over 1,700 CHRs from all over the United States.

HISTORY

The CHR program began in 1968. It was founded on the concept that Tribal health workers are especially well adapted to serve the Tribal community, as they are familiar with Native languages, customs and traditions

NEWS

Information on the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) Click here for more!

News

Information on the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)

Good day. Please find attached a booklet and fact sheet about the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). The VICP, which is a Federal program, provides compensation to people found to be injured by certain vaccines. The VICP is located in the HHS, Health Resources and Services Administration, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Division of Vaccine Injury Compensation.

Request: In an effort to increase awareness of the VICP, please share this information with your patients and/or with your networks and memberships so that they in turn can share information about the VICP with their patients.

For more information on the VICP, here is the contact information:

National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
Parklawn Building, Room 8W33,
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland 20857;
1-800-338-2382
www.hrsa.gov/vaccinecompensation

Thank you for your consideration,

Nick Zucconi
Acting Regional Administrator
HRSA Office  of Regional Operations—Denver

VICP Booklet (PDF)
VICP Fact Sheet (PDF)