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Training/Education (for access to IPC, Train the Trainer and Educational Training Presentations contact immreg@dhr.state.ga.us)


Vaccine Information


Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)


Vaccine Storage and Handling


Current Vaccine Shortages (CDC)


New 7th Grade Immunization Requirements 



Immunization Schedules and Recommendations



Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System



Table of Reportable Events Following Vaccination


Particular events occurring after vaccinations which should be reported to VAERS.



Definitions of events occurring after immunizations which may qualify for compensation under this program.


Forms and Documents 


Refusal to Vaccinate /Spanish


Standards Nurse Agents


Request for Immunization Forms (form 3184)


Health care providers may use this request form to order: Certificates for School / Child Care Attendance; Parent and Child Education Materials; Immunization Record Forms; and Report and Request Forms.


For information about Vaccine Information Statements, recommendations for their use, questions & answers, or if you wish to download Vaccine Information Statements or need them in languages other than English, see the Immunization Action Coalition web site


Georgia Vaccine Administration Record 


This form can be used in paper charts to document doses of vaccine administered; the client's VFC eligibility for that dose; and information on the VIS. A page is also included which is designed to document adverse reactions.


Vaccine Administration Techniques Review



Informational Links



Orientation to immunizations and vaccine preventable diseases prior to student beginning clinical experience



The Immunize Georgia Newsletter is mailed out three times per year and provides up-to-date information on vaccine-related issues



Interested in becoming a Flu Vaccine provider in Georgia, visit the Georgia Composite Medical Board website for details



Responding to a number of different concerns parents may have about vaccines.



(Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases) CDC - order the book or print materials directly from the website.



The most current recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and links to related articles in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)



Information for parents and health professionals on immunization science and immunization issues, including "Communication with Patients about Immunizations" Resource Kit.