Resources – Immunization Organizations & Websites

For more information about immunizations and vaccine resources, please visit the following websites. CIC considers an organization to be credible if their materials, advice, practices and policies are based upon scientifically-valid, peer-reviewed studies and research.

HEALTH PROFESSION ORGANIZATIONS

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/

American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.aap.org/

American College Health Association
http://www.acha.org

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
http://www.acog.org
www.immunizationforwomen.org/

American College of Physicians
http://www.acponline.org/

American Medical Association
http://www.ama-assn.org/

American Nurses Association
http://www.nursingworld.org/

American School Health Association
http://www.ashaweb.org/

Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine
http://www.atpm.org/

California Medical Association Foundation
http://www.thecmafoundation.org/

CMA Foundation Aware – Alliance Working For Antibiotic Resistance Education
http://www.aware.md/Default.aspx

CMA Foundation’s Cervical Cancer & HPV Screen Yourself & Vaccinate Your Daughter Project. http://www.thecmafoundation.org/projects/HPV/index.aspx

Infectious Diseases Society of America
http://www.idsociety.org/

National Association of School Nurses
http://www.nasn.org/

National Medical Association
http://www.nmanet.org/

NON-PROFIT GROUPS AND UNIVERSITIES

Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute
http://www.sabin.org/

All Kids Count
http://www.allkidscount.org/

Allied Vaccine Group
http://www.vaccine.org/

Bill and Melinda Gates Children’s Vaccine Program
http://www.childrensvaccine.org/

Center for Health Improvement (CHI)
http://www.chipolicy.org/

Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition
http://www.preventchildhoodinfluenza.org/

College of Physicians of Philadelphia (A Project of)
http://www.historyofvaccines.org/

Every Child By Two
http://www.ecbt.org/

Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization
http://www.vaccinealliance.org/

Immunization Action Coalition
http://www.immunize.org/

IAC’s website for healthcare professionals. They have two publications, Needle Tips and Vaccinate Adults. For IAC’s website for the general public go to http://www.vaccineinformation.org/.

Immunization Coalition Technical Assistance Network (IZTA)
http://www.izta.org/

Institute for Vaccine Safety Johns Hopkins University
http://www.vaccinesafety.edu/

Institute of Medicine
http://www.iom.edu/

Meningitis Angels
http://www.meningitis-angels.org/

National Alliance for Hispanic Health
http://www.hispanichealth.org/

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
http://www.nfid.org/

     http://www.adolescentvaccination.org/

National Network for Immunization Information (NNii)
http://www.immunizationinfo.org/

National Partnership for Immunization
http://www.partnersforimmunization.org/

Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases
http://www.getvaxed.org/

Sabin Vaccine Institute
http://www.sabin.org/

Vaccine Education Center at CHOP (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
http://www.vaccine.chop.edu/

Voices For Vaccines
http://www.voicesforvaccines.org/

GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
http://www.astho.org/

California Department of Public Health Immunization Branch
http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/immunize/Pages/default.aspx

Office of Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention
http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/Pages/ViralHepatitisResources.aspx

California State PTA
http://www.capta.org/

California VFC Program
http://www.eziz.org/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/

CDC National Immunization Program
www.cdc.gov/nip
CDC National Center for Infectious Diseases
www.cdc.gov/ncidod

Food and Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov/

National Association of City and County Health Officials
http://www.naccho.org/

National Health Information Center
http://www.healthfinder.gov/
healthfinder.gov is a Federal Government Web site featuring trusted prevention and wellness information and tools. The Quick Guide to Healthy Living section provides easy-to-use information on more than 50 wellness and prevention topics. healthfinder e-cards allow you to remind your family and friends how to stay up to date on recommended immunizations as well as other health topics.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/

National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
www.hrsa.gov/Vaccinecompensation

National Vaccine Program Office
http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/

Pan American Health Organization
http://www.paho.org/

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
http://www.vaers.org/

World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/

SPANISH SITE
http://www.vacunasymisalud.org/
New Spanish-language immunization website for families.

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