National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Get Recommended Immunizations
Get recommended preventive services, including immunizations. Recommendations for preventive services depend on your age, sex, health status, and family history. Find out which immunizations are recommended for you.
- Get Recommended Screening Tests and Immunizations: A Healthy Living Message
- Get Recommended Screening Tests and Immunizations: Veteran Handout
- Resource Document
Veterans Health Library
The Veterans Health Library (VHL) offers Veterans, their families and caregivers 24/7 Internet access to comprehensive, Veteran-focused health information that’s consistent with VA clinical practice. Its information, resources, and tools are engaging, “Veteran-friendly” and written in plain language VHL helps Veterans understand and manage health problems, make informed health decisions, and actively partner with their health care teams. Items within the VHL on Recommended Screening Tests and Immunizations:
Infection: Don't Pass It On
Infection: Don't Pass It On is a VA public health campaign established through a collaboration between the National Center for Patient Safety, Employee Education System, Infectious Diseases Program Office, National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NCP), Public Health Services, and VA experts in infection control. The goal of the campaign is to involve staff, patients, and visitors in taking basic steps to prevent infection, whether occurring daily, seasonally, or during infectious disease emergencies (natural or man-made).
Federal Government Resources
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US Department of Health and Human Services
Vaccines.gov is the federal gateway to information on vaccines and immunization for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. Vaccines.gov provides resources from agencies for the general public and their communities about vaccines across the lifespan.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Immunization Program
A comprehensive listing of vaccine and immunization information. Find information for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults.
- A questionnaire for patients to see what immunizations they need.
- An easy-to-read single page on adult immunizations.
Influenza (Flu) Vaccine Information
Basic facts about the flu, preventing the flu, and what to do if you get sick.
One-stop access to U.S. Government flu information, managed by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Hepatitis A & B Vaccine
Questions and answers on the Hepatitis A & B vaccines
Herpes Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine
Questions and answers on the shingles vaccine
Pharmacy Benefits Management Service—Medical Advisory Panel
Frequently Asked Questions about the Herpes Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
For young women through age 26, and young men through age 21 and others who did not get it when they were younger. See “Who else should get the HPV vaccine?”