Vaccines for Children Program (VFC)

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VFC Spotlight

The 2017 VFC required training is now available through CDC's You Call The Shots. You can access the instructions and links to the modules through a GovD email that was sent to VFC providers on June 21, 2017.

The VFC Spring Update webinar that was held on May 2, 2017 is now available for viewing. You can also download the slides from the webinar for your records. If you have any questions about the webinar, please email

The Vaccine Restitution Policy acknowledgement form is due to the VFC program by June 30, 2017. Be sure to include your VFC PIN on the last page and submit the form by fax: 608-267-9493, email:, or mail: PO Box 2659, Madison, WI 53701-2659. You can find the policy and form by clicking here.


About the VFC Program

The VFC Program:

  • Provides public purchased vaccine, for eligible children, at no charge to VFC enrolled public and private providers.
  • Automatically covers vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Saves parents and enrolled providers out-of-pocket expenses for vaccine.
  • Eliminates or reduces vaccine cost as a barrier to vaccinating eligible children.
  • Encourages keeping children in their medical home for comprehensive health care.

For Health Professionals who are interested in becoming a VFC provider

If you are a health care provider and would like to enroll in our VFC Program, send us an email with your contact information and we will send you enrollment information.

For additional information about the VFC program, please visit CDC website:

Trainings, Resources, and Forms for VFC Providers

What vaccines are available through the VFC program?

Under the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) all vaccines that are approved by the Advisory Council on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for children less than 19 years of age are available to providers enrolled in the VFC program. When a new vaccine is approved and the ACIP recommendations are published, the Wisconsin Immunization Program will have that vaccine available for providers to order as soon as it becomes available. 

The current vaccines available are:

  • DTaP
  • DTaP, IPV (Kinrix)
  • DTaP, Hep B, IPV (Pediarix)
  • DTaP, HIB, IPV (Pentacel)
  • Haemophilus Influenzae B (Pedvax and ActHib)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Influenza Vaccine (includes FluMist)
  • IPV
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • Meningococcal Conjugate (MCV4)
  • Pneumovax 23
  • Prevnar13
  • Rotavirus (RotaTeq and Rotarix)
  • Td
  • Tdap
  • Varicella

If you have questions regarding VFC vaccines, please send us an email with your contact information.


Last Revised: October 4, 2017