Vaccine Safety Resources for Healthcare Providers

Vaccine Safety Research

Medical books

Find scientific articles and reports by vaccine safety monitoring system and by year.

Vaccine Safety Education and Training

Clinical Resources

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Safety Information About Specific Vaccines
Safety information from CDC on each vaccine.

Vaccine Reaction Rates Information Sheets from the World Health Organization (WHO)
Printable safety profile summaries of each vaccine.

Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) Vaccine Recommendations
Complete list of ACIP recommendations published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Immunization Schedules
Childhood, adolescent, catch-up, and adult immunization schedule.

CDC Vaccine Schedules App for Clinicians and Other Immunization Providers
Mobile app for easy access to CDC recommended immunization schedules.

Vaccine Contraindications and Precautions
List of contraindications for each vaccine.

Vaccine Administration, Storage, and Handling
CDC recommendations and guidelines on how to properly administer, store, and handle vaccines.

National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
Federal program providing compensation to people found to be injured by vaccines.

Recalled Vaccines
List of current vaccine recalls.

Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (Pink Book)
Comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases.

Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment (CISA) Project
Network of vaccine safety experts offering vaccine safety case evaluations.

Resources for Patients

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Vaccine Information Statements
Required patient information sheets explaining vaccine benefits and risks.

Parent Handouts from the Immunization Action Coalition
Handouts for parents on a broad range of vaccination topics.

Easy-to-Read Immunization Schedules
Links to downloadable patient-friendly childhood, adolescent, catch-up, and adult immunization schedules.