Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)
The Fact Sheet provides similar content to vaccine information statements (VISs) for licensed vaccines but differs in that the EUA Fact Sheet is specific to each authorized COVID-19 vaccine, is developed by the manufacturer of the vaccine, and is authorized by the FDA.
- Instructions for Using VISs
Read and print an information sheet about the use of VISs, including recordkeeping requirements.
- Facts About VISs
Find information about provider responsibilities, types of VISs, legal requirements for using VISs.
- VIS Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to commonly asked questions.
Find VISs translated into other languages.
Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) are information sheets produced by the CDC that explain both the benefits and risks of a vaccine to vaccine recipients.
Federal law requires that healthcare staff provide a VIS to a patient, parent, or legal representative before each dose of certain vaccines.
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