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Arizona Immunization Program

Information for Parents & Public

General Information | Infants & Children | Adolescents | Adults

Immunizations vary by age group, for the best information for you and your family choose the age group you are interested in for more information. There is also additional information on the requirements for School & Childcare settings and Special Populations, such as people with chronic conditions or those planning international travel.

Vaccine Safety Reporting

The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) is a national vaccine safety surveillance program co-sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). VAERS provides a nationwide mechanism by which adverse events following immunization may be reported, analyzed, and made available to the public. VAERS also provides a vehicle for disseminating vaccine safety-related information to parents and guardians, health care providers, vaccine manufacturers, state vaccine programs, and other constituencies.

Obtaining Copies of Immunization Records

Parents who need to obtain a copy of their child's immunization records should contact their provider's office or their local County Health Department. If they are unable to obtain a copy of the record from these locations, parents can also pick up copies from the Arizona Department of Health Services, Immunization Program Office. For more information please contact the Arizona State Immunization Information System hotline at 877-491-5741.