Immunization Basics - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Immunization Basics

Protect yourself and your family from serious diseases - get immunized.

  • Free or Low-Cost Shots for Children
    Find out if your child is eligible for the Minnesota Vaccines for Children Program (MnVFC), which offers free or low-cost vaccines for children 18 years of age and younger.
  • Vaccines for Teens
    Information for teen patients about what vaccines they need, where to find them, and other common questions.
  • Vaccines for Adults
    Information for adult patients about what vaccines they need, where to find them, and other common questions.
  • Immunization Laws in Minnesota
    Minnesota has various laws requiring immunizations for children and adults enrolled in child care, early childhood programs, school, and college settings. Legal exemptions are allowed - both for medical reasons and conscientiously held beliefs.
  • Immunization Campaigns
    Information on the latest campaigns promoting immunization. Find downloads for materials providers can use in their own promotion of immunizations.
  • Tips for Finding Immunization Records
    Tips on locating immunization records; includes suggestions on where to look and a description of records in the Minnesota immunization registry, MIIC.
  • Reliable Sources of Immunization Information
    This document gives health care providers and parents information on where to go for accurate and up-to-date information on vaccines and vaccine safety. It includes websites, phone numbers, and publications.
  • Immunization stories
    Minnesota parents share personal stories about why they feel immunization is important.
  • Vaccinate Your Baby
    Every Child by Two resources to help make informed decisions about vaccination.
Updated Tuesday, 03-Apr-2018 08:15:45 CDT