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Smallpox Resource Center

You will find on this page all of the resources you will need for the DoD Smallpox Vaccination Program (SVP). More will be added as they are published or released.

Immunization University Online Training Date 
DoD Smallpox Vaccination Training (government or military network only; log-in required): An 8-module course designed to satisfy the DoD approved smallpox training requirement for medical personnel administering smallpox vaccinations. September 10, 2012
Vaccine Safety/Adverse Event Management Date 
Smallpox Vaccine-Associated Adverse Events May 27, 2016
Dermatologic Adverse Events April 2, 2018
Neurologic Adverse Events
May 31, 2016
Cardiac Adverse Events
May 23, 2016
Ocular Adverse Events
May 25, 2016
Brochures Date 
What You Need to Know About Smallpox Vaccine September 28, 2017
Smallpox Vaccine in Pregnancy Registry Flyer February 26, 2016
Vaccine Information Statements Date 
ACAM2000 Medication Guide March 1, 2018
ACAM2000 Medication Guide (printable brochure) December 1, 2015
Package Inserts Date 
ACAM2000 March 1, 2018
Vaccinia Immune Globulin (VIG) January 1, 2010
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Date 
ACIP recommendations on the use of smallpox vaccine March 22, 2016
DHA-IHB Information Papers Date 
Smallpox Disease and Smallpox Vaccine January 4, 2018
Smallpox Revaccination Policy after 10 Years August 31, 2017
U.S. Central Command Smallpox Vaccine Exception to Policy September 29, 2017
Vaccinia Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) (VIGIV) August 29, 2017

When Pregnancy Is Discovered After Smallpox Vaccination - Smallpox Vaccine in Pregnancy Registry

August 31, 2017
Clinical Resources Date 
Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment of Contact Transmission May 26, 2016
Guideline for Obtaining Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Assay January 9, 2017
Clinical Guidelines for Vaccine-Associated Myopericarditis
March 1, 2013
Smallpox Vaccine Exemption Codes
December 18, 2002
Forms Date 
Smallpox Vaccine Screening Form (REQUIRED)
February 8, 2018
Smallpox Vaccine Screening Continuation Page February 7, 2008
VAERS Smallpox Pregnancy Supplemental Form June 29, 2017
Smallpox Vaccine Take Check Medical Note July 23, 2009
Smallpox Vaccine Sick Call Medical Note July 23, 2009
Smallpox Vaccine 30-day Diary Card February 7, 2008
Frequently Asked Questions Date 
Policy April 5, 2018
Smallpox Weapons – The Threat April 5, 2018
The Disease April 5, 2018
Smallpox in the Environment April 5, 2018
Vaccine Description April 5, 2018
Vaccine Effectiveness April 5, 2018
Vaccine Safety April 5, 2018
Vaccine – Cardiac Related Reactions
April 5, 2018
Questions and Answers for Household Members and Community Members April 5, 2018
Health Care Workers April 5, 2018
How to Administer Smallpox Vaccine April 5, 2018
Treating Complications of the Smallpox Vaccination April 5, 2018
Evidence of Immunity and Vaccination – Response Interpretation
April 5, 2018
Linen Precautions for Hospital Workers and Institutional Settings After Smallpox Vaccination April 5, 2018
Competency Assessment Forms Date 
Initial Competency Assessment: Smallpox Vaccine Administration July 2, 2014
Initial Competency Assessment: Smallpox Vaccine Reconstitution
July 2, 2014
Policies Date 
Department of Defense

Clarifying Guidance for Smallpox and Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Programs

November 12, 2015

Department of Defense Participation in ACAM2000 Smallpox Vaccine Post Marketing Research Requirements

April 15, 2008

Update to Clinical Policy for the Department of Defense Smallpox Vaccination Program

April 1, 2008

DoD Immunization Program for Biological Warfare Defense AFEB 2005-06

August 22, 2005

Guidance for Industry Recommendations for Deferral of Donors and Quarantine and Retrieval of Blood and Blood Products in Recent Recipients of Smallpox Vaccine [Vaccinia Virus] and Certain Contacts of Smallpox Vaccine Recipients

October 16, 2003
Policy for Smallpox Vaccine and Persons with Cardiac Conditions April 10, 2003
Clarification of Service Responsibilities in Vaccinating Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel and Dependents Assigned to Department of State (DoS) Missions or Residing in High-Threat Areas March 13, 2003
Vaccinating Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel and Dependents Assigned to Department of State (DoS) Missions in High-Threat Areas February 14, 2003

Anthrax and Smallpox Vaccination of Department of Defense Personnel and Dependents

February 14, 2003

Approval of Air Force Smallpox Implementation Plan

January 8, 2003

Approval of Army Smallpox Implementation Plan

December 26, 2002
Approval of Coast Guard Smallpox Implementation Plan
December 26, 2002
Approval of Marine Corps Smallpox Implementation Plan
December 26, 2002
Approval of Navy Smallpox Implementation Plan
December 26, 2002

Policy on Administrative Issues Related to Smallpox Vaccination Program

December 13, 2002
Department of Defense Smallpox Response Plan September 30, 2002
Air Force

Transition to ACAM2000 Smallpox Vaccine

January 31, 2008
Smallpox Immunization Program Safety – Remain Vigilant
March 30, 2007

ALMAJCOM SMALLPOX VACCINATIONS FOR CIVILIANS AND CONTRACTORS IN NEWLY DESIGNATED AREAS

December 21, 2004
Instructions to Assist in Administering Smallpox Vaccination to Members of the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Readiness Force March 25, 2003

ALMAJCOM SMALLPOX VACCINATIONS FOR AIR FORCE FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES

February 27, 2003

Air Force Smallpox Vaccine Implementation Plan, As It Applies to "Essential DoD Contractor Services"

February 14, 2003
Air Force Implementation of the Smallpox Vaccination Program January 7, 2003
Education and Training for Medical Personnel to Prepare for Smallpox Vaccinations December 18, 2002
Army

MMQC-17-1787 Cessation of Mandatory Anthrax and Smallpox Vaccinations for Routine Adult Immunization Medical Readiness

June 7, 2018
MEDCOM Participation in ACAM2000 Smallpox Vaccine Post-Licensure Safety Surveillance and Research Requirements October 30, 2008

ALARACT DOD TRANSITION TO ACAM2000 BRAND OF SMALLPOX VACCINE

February 14, 2008

Army Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation Plan

January 10, 2003
Preparing to Defend Against Smallpox December 23, 2002
Coast Guard

ALCOAST Immunization Update (Tdap, Smallpox, Yellow Fever)

April 4, 2013

Coast Guard Smallpox Vaccine Program

March 3, 2008

ALCOAST COAST GUARD SMALLPOX VACCINE PROGRAM UPDATE TRANSITION FROM DRYVAX TO ACAM2000

January 30, 2008

ALCOAST SMALLPOX VACCINATION PROGRAM UPDATE

February 25, 2003

ALCOAST SMALLPOX VACCINATION PROGRAM MEDICAL GUIDANCE

January 23, 2003

ALCOAST SMALLPOX VACCINATION PROGRAM

January 14, 2003
Marine Corps

MARADMIN EXPANSION OF SVP TO BEGIN IMMUNIZATIONS 60 DAYS PRIOR TO DEPLOYMENT

December 21, 2004

MARADMIN SMALLPOX VACCINATIONS AND REPORTING FOR OIF II

January 5, 2004

MARADMIN Civilian AUTHORIZATION TO BEGIN SMALLPOX VACCINATION PROGRAM

February 21, 2003

MARADMIN AUTHORIZATION TO BEGIN SMALLPOX VACCINATION PROGRAM

January 8, 2003
Navy
BUMED UPDATE TO CLINICAL POLICY FOR DOD SMALLPOX VACCINATION September 23, 2008

ALNAV TRANSITION FROM CURRENT DRYVAX SMALLPOX VACCINE TO ACAM2000 SMALLPOX VACCINE

February 27, 2008

NAVADMIN SMALLPOX VACCINATION PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION TO VACCINATE

March 12, 2003

GENADMIN SMALLPOX VACCINATION PROGRAM FOR MILITARY TREATMENT FACILITIES

January 9, 2003

NAVADMIN SMALLPOX VACCINATION PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION GUIDANCE

January 9, 2003
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