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Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)

Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) are written to fulfill the information requirements of the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act, and cover the benefits and risks associated with immunization, as well as adverse event management and informational resources. They are based on the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and are updated on an as-needed basis.

File Date
Your Child's First Vaccines: What You Need to Know
Oct. 15, 2021
Adenovirus Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Jan. 8, 2020
Anthrax Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Jan. 8, 2020
Chickenpox Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
Cholera Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Oct. 30, 2019
Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae type B) Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
Hepatitis A Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Oct. 15, 2021
Hepatitis B Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Oct. 15, 2021
HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
Influenza (Flu) Vaccine (Inactivated or Recombinant): What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
Influenza (Flu) Vaccine (Live, Intranasal): What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Aug. 15, 2019
Meningococcal ACWY Vaccines – MenACWY and MPSV4: What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine (MenB): What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
MMRV (Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella) Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Feb. 4, 2022
Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPSV23): What You Need to Know
Oct. 30, 2019
Polio Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
Rabies Vaccine: What You Need to Know
June 2, 2022
Rotavirus Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Oct. 15, 2021
Recombinant Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine, RZV: What You Need to Know
Feb. 4, 2022
Medication Guide: Smallpox (Vaccinia) Vaccine, Live (ACAM2000®)
March 1, 2018
Smallpox/Monkeypox Vaccine (JYNNEOS™): What You Need to Know
Aug. 23, 2022 
Td (Tetanus and Diphtheria) Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis) Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis) Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Aug. 6, 2021
Typhoid Vaccines: What You Need to Know
Oct. 30, 2019
Yellow Fever Vaccine: What You Need to Know
April 1, 2020
Last Updated: August 25, 2022
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