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The Division of Immunization has as its mission the reduction of morbidity and mortality associated with vaccine-preventable diseases.

-James Farrell, Director

Virginia Vaccines for Children (VVFC)
This federal program was established to help raise childhood immunization rates in the United States and to keep children in their medical home.
Immunization Registry (VIIS)
The goal is to provide a statewide, readily accessible and reliable Immunization Information System.
Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program (VPHBP)
General Facts, Pregnancy Facts, Services, Forms, HIPPA, Hospital Guidelines
Virginia Adult Immunization Program (VAIP)
To offer adult vaccines to enrolled sites for clients/patients who meet the eligibility guidelines of the program.
Disease Surveillance
Disease specific surveillance worksheets and their instructions.
School Requirements/School Reporting Site
School & Day Care Minimum Immunization Requirements, School entrance health form, State Code
Vaccine Safety
Reporting Resources, VAERS, VICP, VSD, CISA and other resources reference vaccine safety.
Healthcare Personnel (HCP) & Vaccinations
Who qualifies, vaccination recommendations, laws and regulations, educational tools
Vaccine Recommendations, Types of Flu Vaccine, Questions and Answers, Resources for Healthcare Professionals
International Travel
Yellow Fever Vaccine sites, Yellow Fever site forms, CDC International Travel Links
Information for Providers
Immunization Manual, ACIP Schedules, ACIP Recommendations, Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)
Data and Statistics
Virginia Immunization statistics, Assessment Definitions, Coverage Rates and their descriptions.
Pertussis Prevention in Virginia
Information for individuals and families, healthcare professionals and educational materials
Worksite Wellness through Immunization
How to build Workplace Wellness through Immunization
Contact Us
Directions, Local Health Department Contacts, Division Contacts



Sanofi Pasteur is currently experiencing a shortage of Yellow Fever vaccine and will not be filling bulk orders at this time. Sanofi will work with providers to fulfill vaccine requests for travelers leaving within 30 days. Please call Sanofi directly at 800-822-2463 with these requests. The duration of the shortage is unknown. We will post any changes to this webpage.



Vaccine News

ACIP Statements

Vaccine Information Statements


Upcoming Education/Training Opportunities

Looking for Vaccination Services in your Area?

To locate immunization services at the Virginia health department nearest you, click here.


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Immunization Action Coalition Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll

Birth Dose Honor Roll

On July 16, 2013, the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) launched the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that have attained high coverage rates for administering hepatitis B vaccine at birth.

Congratulations to our Virginia hospitals:

University of Virginia Health System

Reported a coverage rate of 92% from 7/1/2014 to 6/30/2015

Riverside Regional Medical Center-Newport News

Reported a coverage rate of 96% from 1/1/2014 to 12/1/2014

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital-Nassawadox, VA

Reported a coverage rate of 98% from 1/1/2014 to 12/1/2014


Learn more about the IAC Birth Dose Initiative, CLICK HERE!

Current Immunization Champion

Champions are nominated by the Vaccines for Children staff for excellent in immunization practices.  To discover who the current Immunization Champion is, click here.

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Last Updated: 03-10-2016

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