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

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

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National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) Vaccination Week of the Americas (VWA) April 24 to May 1 2010


NIIW/VWA banner

Since 1994, National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to ensure that infants are fully immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases. We celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and serve as a call to action to parents, caregivers and health-care providers.   This year NIIW will be observed April 24 to May 1, 2010. It will join those in the Western Hemisphere, Europe and Eastern Mediterranean to celebrate Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA), European Immunization Week (EIW) and WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO) Infant Immunization WeekOver eighty countries will participate. 

For more information about NIIW and VWA, visit the CDC website and the USMBHC website.


In Texas, for 2010 NIIW / VWA, the target population is infants and children 0 to 6 years of age.
In all of your materials, we suggest you use the following theme and tag line:

  • Theme: Vaccines: On Time Every Time
  • Tag Line: Vaccines and Me - Las vacunas y yo

Add this banner to your Website (sample Theme banner)

Add a banner to your website or Outlook e-mail signature

Add this banner to your Website. (sample Tag Line banner)

Recommended Literature

View our list of recommended literature for the 2010 NIIW / VWA observances.

Immunization Schedule Refrigerator Magnet

Immunization Schedule Refrigerator Magnet, Stock11-12815

Order the magnet from our Literature and Forms Online Order Form.
Stock # 11-12815 (English) and 11-12815A (Spanish)

Immunization Schedules

CDC Recommended Immunization Schedules

Immunization Schedule

CDC Instant Childhood Immunization Schedule

Childhood Immunization Schedule(for children 6 years of Age and Younger)
click here to go to online scheduler

CDC Catch-up Immunization Scheduler

Catch-up Immunization Scheduler
click here to go to online catch-up scheduler

Health Service Region Activities and Events

Suggested Activities

Activity Reporting Form


Suggested activities
from previous
pdf PDF

as Use this form to report
activites and events in
your region. Available
in Word word_icon or PDF pdf

Activities and Events around Texas for 2010 NIIW:

Health Service Region 1

Map of Texas health regions
Health Service Region 2/3
Health Service Region 4/5North
Health Service Region 6/5South
Health Service Region 7
Health Service Region 8
Health Service Region 9/10
Health Service Region 11

click map for full size image or view Texas county map

Promote your observances




resolutionSample Resolution
available in Word word_icon or PDF pdf

Resolution Template

available in Word word_icon or PDF pdf

proclamationProclamation Template to announce your observance.

available in Word word_icon
or PDF pdf

Talking Points

Press Release

talking pointsKey message and talking
points for NIIW.

available in Word word_icon or PDF pdf

press releaseSample press release
statement for NIIW.


available in Word word_icon or PDF pdf

Multimedia Campaign Messages


Two moms talking about ImmTrac.

This video provides information for parents to help their babies grow up healthy by making sure they receive their vaccines on time, every time.

Certificate of Appreciation

Certificate of Appreciation. Recognize your volunteers!
available PDF pdf

Certificate of Appreciation
(click to enlarge)

logo: Vaccines Build your child's health

Last updated January 19, 2011