Immunization Information
For Families & the Public

Docttor holding a child

The Vermont Department of Health Immunization Program works to make sure children and adults receive the immunizations they need.

For more information call us at 802-863-7638 or 800-640-4374

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We all have questions about immunization.

And it’s good to have ongoing conversations—with
our doctors, with other parents—that center around
facts so parents like you and I can feel comfortable
with our decisions. It really is ok to ask questions
about immunization!

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Information and Resources

Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunizations

Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunizations

This guide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, helps parents and caregivers learn about the role vaccines play in helping keep children healthy. The color booklet, illustrated with children’s artwork, has 5 parts plus a glossary and list of resources.

Immunization Schedules

Childhood Immunization Scedule PostcardVermont Schedules


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Vaccine Safety

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Information and Assistance Near You

Who to call with questions about vaccines and vaccination schedules, storage and handling?  Think Local public health!

Each of the Health Department's 12 District Offices has a public health nurse who serves as a nearby Immunization Designee to answer your questions and provide information and assistance.  The designee can access a wealth of current immunization information and welcomes questions from members of the public, schools, child care providers and health care providers.

Contact your local immunization designee, or visit your district office's website for more information and a listing of communities served. 

District Office Immunization Designee Telephone
Central Office Program Staff 800 640-4374
Barre Linda 802 479-0987
Bennington Barbara 802 447-6404
Brattleboro Megan 802 251-2105
Burlington Shannon 802 657-4232
Middlebury Megan 802 388-5742
Morrisville Joyce 802 888-1352
Newport Mary 802 334-4386
Rutland Jennifer 802 786-5104
Springfield Sarah 802 289-0591
St. Albans Merideth 802 527-5583
St. Johnsbury Jenny 802 751-0184
White River Jct. Janice 802 281-5026 

If you have questions about ordering vaccines or to report a vaccine storage unit temperature excursion, please call the Immunization Program at the central office in Burlington.

802-863-7638 or 800-640-4374 toll free in Vermont

More Resources

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) maintains a wide range of information and resources about vaccines and immunizations:

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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