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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.
Publications and Other Resources
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 CDC.
Visit IAC's ACIP web section for ACIP Recommendations listed chronologically and by vaccine.
Education and Training for Healthcare Professionals
Choose from CME webcasts, podcasts, and Internet conferences. Self study at your convenience. Select from a variety of formats. Earn continuing education credits and it’s free.
Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (The Pink Book)
Great resource book on vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases. Download the book or selected chapters in pdf format for free. For a hard copy, order online.
Immunization Information Systems (IIS)
IIS or immunization registries help providers and families by consolidating immunization information into one reliable source.
Immunization Safety Office
The United States' long-standing vaccine safety program closely and constantly monitors the safety of vaccines.
Official influenza disease, vaccine, and activity information from NCIRD.
Parents Guide to Childhood Immunization
A 60-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.
Recommended Childhood and Teen Immunization Schedule--United States
This annual release of updated recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is presented in graphic form with detailed footnotes.
Spanish-language version of CDC Immunization
Spanish-language version of general information on immunization/CDC en Español Inmunización.
Travelers' Health
The purpose of the CDC Travelers' Health website is to provide information to assist travelers and their healthcare providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel.
Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)
These statements are required when administering certain vaccines to infants, children, and adults. Translations of VISs are available from the Immunization Action Coalition. View VIS translations.
Vaccine Storage & Handling Toolkit
CDC's comprehensive resource for healthcare providers, includes important changes to previous recommendations
Vaccine Price List
CDC vaccine price list provides current vaccine contract prices and list the private sector vaccine prices for general information
Vaccines For Children (VFC) Program
The VFC program is a federally funded program that provides vaccines at no cost to children who might not otherwise be vaccinated because of inability to pay.
This page was updated on August 3, 2016.
This page was reviewed on August 1, 2016.
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