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    Immunization Branch
    Central Office
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, Texas 78756

    Phone: (512) 776-3711
    Fax: (512) 458-7288

    TVFC Provider Enrollment Fax: (512) 776-7743

Immunization Branch


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2015 National Infant Immunization Week

April 18 - 25, 2015, is National Infant Immunization Week.  It is an annual observance highlighting the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrating   the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities.  NIIW promotes childhood immunizations using local activities, community outreach, media events, and recognition ceremonies.  Please join us in celebrating National Infant Immunization Week!   

For additional information, please visit the DSHS National Infant Immunization Week webpage


Governor Abbott Declares April 18-25, 2015,  as Infant Immunization Week in Texas!

As part of the DSHS activities for NIIW, the Immunization Branch respectfully requests for Governor Abbott to proclaim April 18-25, 2015, as Infant Immunization Week in Texas.  We have received the signed proclamation and it is available for your use in your NIIW activities and events.  The signed proclamation can be found here.


Measles Information

Measles Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions


Measles Overview for School Nurses


Flu Season Resources

Learn about Who Needs A Flu Vaccine.

Visit our 2014-2015 Influenza (Flu) Season page for additional resources and information to help keep you and your loved ones healthy this season.


Infant Immunizations

To learn more about how you can protect babies with vaccinations, visit one of our infant immunizations pages:

Infants    Providers-InfantVaccines

Proteja a sus bebés. Cada vacuna cuenta.Información en Español

Adolescent Immunization Information:

To learn more about adolescent immunizations, see our Preteen Vaccines page.


Vacunas para los preadolescentes – información en español

Health-care providers:




Informational Microsites:

CollegeVaccineRequirements.com - Your source for information on MCV4 vaccine requirements


Pertussis (whooping cough) prevention through vaccine coccooning

Flu vaccines for pregnant women

Importance of vaccines at any age; types of vaccines adults need; vaccine safety

Benefits of using ImmTrac to track vaccines; how to register with ImmTrac

(archival version)

Importance of childhood vaccines; information on vaccine-preventable diseases; informational videos


10 Steps to Starting a Vaccination Clinic

Vaccine Services:

Last updated April 15, 2015