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  • Parents of infants, toddlers, children, pre-teens, and teens
    Learn how to protect your child at every age, find and record vaccine records, vaccine ingredients…
  • Adults including college students
    Learn and take a quiz to find out what vaccines adults need
  • People with specific diseases/conditions
    Who should not get vaccinated, resources…
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    Clinical and administration resources, tools, patient education, immunization training…
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    State immunization laws for HCW and patients, ACIP recommendations for HCW…
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    Vaccines before, during, and after pregnancy
  • Refugees and Immigrants
    Vaccination criteria and schedule
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    Spanish materials for those speaking and reading in Spanish language…

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Vaccines & Immunizations Web Resources

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Credible and Current Immunization Information

NCIRD's Vaccines and Immunizations website provides credible information. The website is maintained by the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), the Federal Government's principal agency for immunization research and a component of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Web content is researched, written and approved by subject matter experts, including credentialed physicians, researchers, epidemiologists, and analysts. Content is based on published and peer-reviewed science at the domestic and international levels. CDC leadership makes the final decision on the website's words, images and links to best serve the public need as well as the information needs of healthcare providers, public health professionals, partners, educators, and researchers.

The information is frequently updated to include the latest in science and public health and most pages are reviewed yearly.

E-Mail Service & Newsletters for Up-to-Date Information

You can sign up to receive alerts on various immunization topics by e-mail. When new information is available, you'll get email updates.

Immunization Works! is a popular monthly e-newsletter. Sign up to receive it and other immunization-related newsletters.

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