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Wisconsin Immunization Registry (WIR)

The Wisconsin Immunization Registry (WIR) is a computerized Internet database application that was developed to record and track immunization dates of Wisconsin children and adults. Immunization registries are seen as an integral tool for assuring that children and adults receive immunizations according to recommended schedules, and can prevent over-immunizing.

The Public Immunization Record Access feature allows individuals, parents, or legal guardians to look up their own or their child's immunization record in the Wisconsin Immunization Registry (WIR). Many people in Wisconsin receive immunizations from more than one provider. Without access to the immunization information, it can be difficult to know which vaccine you or your child needs at any particular time. Offering parents and guardians access to look up their child’s immunizations can decrease the number of patient requests to providers for immunization records.

Select one of the following three links. A screen will appear and prompt you to enter a first name, last name, birth date and unique identifier such as a Social Security number, Medicaid ID, or provider chart number. If your immunization provider is using the registry and used one of the listed unique identifiers, you will be able to access the record.

Public Immunization Record Access

English - Public Immunization Record Access
Spanish - Acceso Publico del Registro de Inmunización
Hmong - Tshawb Nrhiav Txog Kev Txhaj Tshuaj Cov Ntaub Ntawv

Health care providers can order the following parent brochures through the DHS forms center. The form number is required when ordering; this is the P-number listed after the brochure name (see links below).

WIR - Parent Brochure

English - WIR - Parent brochure P-42154  
Spanish - Folleto de WIR para Padres de Familia P-42154S  
Hmong - WIR - Niam Thiab Txiv Phau Me Nyuam Ntawv P-42154H 

Training Information for Professionals

Trainings are offered at no cost to providers and conducted throughout the state.

  • To register to attend a training, please contact: Matthew Verdon at 608-261-4948.

These demonstrations will allow providers to see the many functions of the system that are designed to improve the immunization status of patients and the efficiency of provider practices.

Specifications regarding provider access to the system and record input protocols are provided in the WIR Provider specification list.


Contacts

For technical questions about WIR, email the WIR helpdesk or call 608-266-9691.

For additional information, see the WIR Brochure P-13071.


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Last Revised: August 14, 2014