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Materials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
The MMWR weekly contains data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments, including reports on vaccine-preventable diseases. ACIP recommendations, as well as the child and adult immunization schedules, are published in the MMWR Recommendations and Reports.
ACIP Recommendations
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations are official federal guidelines for the use of vaccines and immune globulins in the United States and are published by the CDC.
Visit IAC's Vaccine Policy web section for ACIP Recommendations chronologically, by vaccine, and by topic of interest
Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (The Pink Book)
Great resource book updated yearly on vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases. Download the book or selected chapters in pdf format for free. For a hard copy, order online, or call (877) 252-1200.
Guidelines for Vaccinating Pregnant Women
Do you know which vaccines a pregnant woman can or cannot receive? This 15-page booklet contains guidelines abstracted from ACIP recommendations.
Parents Guide to Childhood Immunization
A 68-page booklet introducing parents to 14 childhood diseases and the 10 vaccines that can protect children from them.
Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule--United States
This publication summarizes both age-based recommendations as well as those based on medical conditions of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for adults and is accepted by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
This annual release of updated recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatricians, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is presented in graphic form with detailed footnotes. A schedule for accelerating vaccinations for children who have started late or have fallen behind is included as a separate page.
Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)
These statements are required when administering certain vaccines to infants, children, and adults. Translations of the VISs are also available from the Immunization Action Coalition, view VIS translations. A one-page summary of the requirements for their use can be downloaded here.
Vaccine Storage & Handling Toolkit
CDC's comprehensive resource for healthcare providers, includes important changes to previous recommendations
Handy References
Manufacturers of US-licensed vaccines
Quality control office telephone numbers and websites
Vaccine Price List
CDC vaccine price list provides current vaccine contract prices and list the private sector vaccine prices for general information
Photos and Videos
Videos, Broadcasts, Webcasts, PSAs & Podcasts
Links to vaccine-related media for healthcare professionals and their patients
Public Health Image Library
An extensive collection of still images, image sets, and multimedia files related to public health.
This page was reviewed on August 7, 2014
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