Protect yourself and your family from serious diseases - get immunized.
- Who Needs
Immunizations and When?
Vaccination schedules for babies, children, preteens, adolescents, and adults.
- Can my child get free or low cost shots?
Find out if your child qualifies for the Minnesota Vaccines for Children Program (MnVFC), which offers free or low cost shots for children 18 years of age and younger.
- Vaccines for Adolescents
Information for adolescent 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.
- Keeping Track of Immunizations
Paper and electronic tools for keeping track of a child's immunization history for child care and school.
- 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 2-page MDH publication 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 Web sites, phone numbers, and publications.
- Immunization stories
Minnesota parents share personal stories about why they feel immunization is important.
- Sound Advice
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) collection of interviews with pediatricians, researchers, advocates and other parents about children's vaccines. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Guidelines for Vaccinating Pregnant Women
CDC offers a guide to vaccinating pregnant women, includes routine and travel vaccinations. Attention: Non-MDH link
Information Statements: What You Need to Know
The CDC has prepared basic fact sheets on each vaccine. Each fact sheet has also been translated into a number of languages. These fact sheets are found on the Immunization Action Coalition web site. Attention: Non-MDH link
School Immunization Law Exemption Provision
A summary of how to obtain a medical and conscientious exemption to the Minnesota school immunization law.
- Vaccinate Your Baby
Every Child by Two resources to help make informed decisions about vaccination. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Clear Answers & Smart Advice About Your Baby's Shots (PDF: 138KB/6 pages)
Article written by Dr. Ari Brown for the Immunization Action Coalition to answer parents' common questions regarding vaccinating their children. Attention: Non-MDH link