Resources for Medical Providers

  • Health Alerts

    Alerts and advisories about circulating diseases and public notices about potential recalls of FDA-regulated products that affect Alameda County residents.

  • Free and Useful Immunization Materials from ACPHD

    We provide helpful immunization materials like yellow cards and reminder postcards for your practice and informational pamphlets free of charge. Order online and we’ll drop them in the mail for you.

  • Alameda County-Sponsored Educational Events

    Lists upcoming events and archives past events, such as workshops and trainings.

  • Vaccination Schedules

    Links to recommended U.S. childhood, adolescent and adult vaccination schedules, formatted for use by providers or the general public.

  • Vaccines for Healthcare Professionals

    Information from the CDC discussing the vaccines recommended and required for healthcare professionals.

  • Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)

    Links to the Vaccine Information Statements for all vaccines used in the U.S. in several languages. Patients should always be given the opportunity to read these before being vaccinated.

  • ACIP Statements

    The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is the group of medical and public health experts that develop recommendations on how to use vaccines and control disease in the United States. This link provides the ACIP recommendations for all vaccines in use in the United States.

  • Pink Book – The Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

    View or print chapters from the 13th edition of this very useful text book from the CDC. It contains information about not only all of the vaccines used in the U.S. and the diseases they prevent, but also has appendices with rich information and useful tools.

  • The Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program in California

    This federal program provides free vaccines to children 19 and younger who are uninsured, underinsured, or Native American or Alaskan Natives.

  • Vaccine Package Inserts

    View and print the package inserts from all formulations of vaccines used in the United States.

  • Comprehensive Vaccine Storage and Handling Information

    View and print refrigerator and freezer set up, and storage and handling guidelines required by the VFC program in California and recommended for all providers using vaccines.

  • California Immunization Registry (CAIR)

    All Alameda County medical providers are encouraged to log vaccines given to their patients in this secure online and valuable database. For access, contact us.

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