Frequently Asked Questions for Parents
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to some of the most common questions received by the Immunization Division.
Updates and information for locating shot clinics and related information for influenza.
School & Child-Care Facility Requirements
Information on vaccine requirements for schools and child-care facilities along with other important information.
Texas Vaccines For Children Program
TVFC is a program for improving vaccine availability by providing vaccines free of charge to eligible children through public and private providers statewide.
ImmTrac Information for Parents
ImmTrac is the state-wide immunization registry for children ages 0-18 years. Read important questions and answers and get more information on ImmTrac.
Information for parents, health care providers, and the public interested and concerned about vaccine safety.
Definitions and descriptions of vaccine-preventable diseases, vaccines and vaccine trade names and general medical terminology used throughout this website.
Other Immunization Information
Parents Guide to Childhood Immunization (CDC)
Six Common Misconceptions About Vaccination (CDC)
Do I Need Any Vaccinations Today? (IAC)
Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) (DSHS)
Benefit-Cost Analysis of Commonly Used Vaccines
Licensure Dates for Vaccines and Toxoids, United States
Non-English Immunization Information from the Immunization Action Coalition.
Information on Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)