Additional CDC Resources

CDC publishes a variety of important resources to support the practice of public health and the provision of immunization services. See below for direct links to important vaccination-related CDC sites, sign up for CDC email communications, and access CDC contact information.


The MMWR contains data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments, including reports on vaccine-preventable diseases. ACIP recommendations, as well as the child and adult immunization schedules, are published in the MMWR Recommendations and Reports.


Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations are official federal guidelines for the use of vaccines and immune globulins in the United States and are published by CDC.

Also see our listing of ACIP Vaccine Recommendations

Choose from continuing medical education webcasts, podcasts, courses, presentations, and conferences. Self-study at your convenience. Select from a variety of formats. Earn continuing education credits and it’s free.

Great resource book on vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases. Download the book or selected chapters in pdf format for free. For a hard copy, order online.

Resources to help providers, families, and public health officials guide patient care, improve vaccination rates, and ultimately reduce vaccine-preventable diseases.

CDC’s Immunization Safety Office works to communicate timely and transparent information about the safety of vaccines and conducts vaccine safety monitoring and clinical research to help keep vaccines safe.

Official influenza disease, vaccine, and activity information from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).

Resources to stress the importance and benefits of childhood vaccines.

This annual release of updated recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is presented in graphic form with detailed notes.

This annual release of updated recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is presented in graphic form with detailed notes.

Vaccines and Immunization in Spanish – Vacunas e inmunización

Spanish-language version of general information on vaccines and immunization.

Versión en español de información general sobre vacunas e inmunización.

Information to assist travelers and their healthcare providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel.

Vaccine information statements are required when administering certain vaccines to infants, children, and adults.

Also see our listing of VIS Translations

CDC’s comprehensive resource for healthcare providers includes important changes to previous recommendations.

Current vaccine contract prices and a list of private sector vaccine prices for general information.

A federally funded program that provides vaccines at no cost for children who might not otherwise be vaccinated because of their inability to pay.

Email Services

Complete a subscription profile, and CDC sends emails based on the topics of interest to you. Message frequency varies.

Also see our full list of email subscription services

Healthcare providers can receive answers to their immunization-related questions directly from NCIRD by completing their online form or emailing; there is no charge for this service.

Download and print, or order limited supplies of books, fact sheets, pamphlets, and educational materials. Search by keyword, material, topics, audience, language, and program.

Contact CDC

CDC-INFO offers live agents by phone (English and Spanish) and email on more than 750 health topics, including immunization. Hours, holidays, additional contact options, and links to other important information are also available.

Monday–Friday 8 am–8 pm ET

Send questions 24/7 using CDC’s email form.

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