Unsure of Eligibility?
If you are unsure if you or child would be
Where can I go for immunizations if I do not qualify for immunization services provided at the Montgomery County Office of Public Health?
You can get most recommended vaccines at your doctor’s office. Many recommended vaccines are also available at local pharmacies, health centers, and travel clinics. You’ll find information and tools here to help you find out where to get vaccinated near you — and some tips for making an appointment www.vaccines.gov/getting/where
Is your child afraid of shots? Check out Victor Vaccine.
When do my children need vaccines?
WHAT IF I HAVE NO HEALTH INSURANCE OR I CANNOT PAY FOR MY CHILD’S VACCINES?
The Pennsylvania Vaccines for Children (PA VFC) program is a federally funded program that provides vaccines at no cost to children who might not otherwise be vaccinated because of inability to pay.
ARE VACCINES SAFE?
- Vaccines are held to the highest standard of safety.
- The United States has the safest, most effective vaccine supply in history.
- Vaccines are continually monitored for safety and effectiveness.
VACCINE SAFETY RESOURCES
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)
IAC is a nonprofit organization that promotes immunization. You will find reliable sources of information about immunizations, including links to websites, phone numbers, and books.
IAC Vaccine Information
This site includes a question and answer section for vaccine-preventable diseases, immunization information for infants, children, and adults, a collection of "Unprotected People" stories, and more.
Vaccine Education Center (VEC)
The goal of the VEC at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is to accurately communicate the facts about each childhood vaccine. VEC also publishes a monthly vaccine e-newsletter for parents titled “Parents Pack.” For more information or to subscribe, click here.
Teen Vaccine Awareness
15- year- old, Robert Till worked with the Montgomery County Immunization Coalition (MCIC) to produce a teen vaccine awareness video about the importance of vaccinations for teens, to fulfill the requirements of his Eagle Scout badge. He thought by having vaccine experts answer teenagers’ questions, it would empower teens to learn more about vaccines and get themselves vaccinated.
Please watch the video here, and share it with your colleagues, friends and family.