Minnesota Refugee Health Provider Guide
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Every child and adult refugee should be appropriately immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases.
and Adolescent Immunization Schedules
Minnesota recommended childhood immunization schedule.
- Adult Immunization Schedules
Minnesota recommended adult immunization schedule.
- Immunization Materials Order Form - Many materials are also available in other languages, see the form for materials that are available in other languages.
MDH comprehensive site on immunization. Contact the MDH Immunization Program at 651-201-5503 or 1-800-657-3970.
- Minnesota Vaccines for Children (MnVFC) Program
The MnVFC program is an enhanced version of the federally funded Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. Its goal is to ensure affordable vaccines for all children within their own clinics.
- CDC: Vaccines and Immunizations
Information on vaccines and immunizations from the CDC. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Immunization Action Coalition
A non-profit that works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public that enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services. A source of childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization information and hepatitis B educational materials—copyright free. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Documenting Vaccination
Resources from the Immunization Action Coalition including a quick chart of vaccine-preventable disease terms in multiple languages, translation of foreign vaccine-related terms in English, and vaccines and biologics used in the U.S. and foreign markets. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS)
Report adverse events following immunization or possible side effects for the safety surveillance program (US licensed vaccines). Attention: Non-MDH link
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