Immunization

Our Mission

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

IAC Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll

trophy-hepbOn 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:

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital-Norfolk, VA
Reported a coverage rate of 93% birth dose rate 1/1/2018 – 12/31/2018 (2nd yr honor roll status)

Riverside Regional Medical Center-Newport News, VA
Reported a coverage rate of 94% birth dose rate 1/1/2018 – 12/31/2018 (5th yr honor roll status)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital-Onancock, VA
Reported a coverage rate of 95% birth dose rate 1/1/2018 – 12/31/2018 (5th yr honor roll status)

University of Virginia Health System-Charlottesville, VA
Reported a coverage rate of 92% from 7/1/2014-6/30/2015

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