Reliable Sources of Immunization Information - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Reliable Sources of Immunization Information

Where to go to find answers to your questions

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Mobile Apps
Phone Numbers


  • Immunization Action Coalition
    Educational pieces for parents including many resources on vaccine safety concerns, personal testimonies, and immunization information by age groups.


  • Parents Magazine videos
    Ari Brown, MD, FAAP, collaborated with Parents magazine to create these two parent education videos:
  • Vaccine-Preventable Disease - Family Stories
    This site contains short videos about families who were affected by vaccine-preventable diseases, produced by the non-profit organization Pkids.


  • Parent's Guide to Childhood Immunizations
    A 64-page booklet from CDC's National Immunization Program about childhood diseases and the vaccines that prevent them. You can read the guide online, download a printer-friendly version, or order a printed booklet.
  • Plain Talk About Childhood Immunizations
    An online immunization booklet for parents, available in English and Spanish from Seattle and King Co. Public Health, WA. Order online or by calling the Family Health Hotline at 1-800-322-2588.

Mobile Apps

  • Immunization Apps
    The Immunization Action Coalition has put together a list of mobile apps that offer immunization information for health care providers and the public.

Phone Numbers

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Immunization Information Hotline
    A toll-free number for questions about vaccine-preventable diseases and immunizations.
    • 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
      (Note: This line is for English and Spanish)
    • TTY: 1-800-232-6348

  • Minnesota Department of Health Immunization Program
    A toll-free number for health care professionals and consumers who have Minnesota-specific immunization questions.
    • 1-800-657-3970 or 651-201-5503
Adapted from the Immunization Action Coalition
Updated Thursday, 31-Oct-2019 13:57:41 CDT