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Where to Get Immunizations

Where to Get Immunizations

Where to get immunizations in Sonoma County. Read more...

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Resources for Schools

Resources for Schools

Information and resources to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. Read more...

Protect Your Baby from Whooping Cough.

Immunizations for Children and Teens Immunizations for Children and Teens

A child can fall victim to bacteria and viruses in our community that cause serious disease. It is important that children be vaccinated on schedule every time. Get the best protection for your child - make sure your child is immunized on schedule.

Adolescent Vaccinations

2013 Recommended Immunizations for Children from Birth Through 6 Years Old [English | Spanish] (pdf)
Source: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2013 Recommended Immunizations for Children from 7 Through 18 Years Old [English | Spanish] (pdf)
Source: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Immunizations for College Students Living in Student Housing (pdf)
Source: California Department of Public Health.

2013 Catch-up Immunization Schedule for Persons 4 months through 18 Years Old
Source: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Immunizations for Adults Immunizations for Adults

Vaccines aren't just for kids. Far too many adults become ill, are disabled, and die each year from diseases that could easily have been prevented by vaccines. Everyone from young adults to senior citizens can benefit from immunizations.

Recommended Immunizations for Adults (pdf)
Source: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Vacunas para Adultos
Source: Immunization Action Coalition.

Adult Immunization Scheduler
Adult Immunization Scheduler
This tool can be used to determine the vaccines you need according to the Adult Immunization Schedule.
Source: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Vaccine-preventable Diseases and Vaccine Safety Vaccine-preventable Diseases and Vaccine Safety

Visit these websites to learn about each vaccine-preventable disease and the vaccine that prevents it.

Vaccines and Preventable Diseases
Source: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Learn About Diseases and the Vaccines That Prevent Them
Source: Source: Immunization Action Coalition.

Vaccine Information
Source: Immunization Action Coalition.

How Vaccines Work [English | Spanish]
Source: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

The History of Vaccines
Source: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Vaccine Safety: Responding to Parents' Top 10 Concerns (pdf)
Source: California Department of Public Health.

Vaccine Information Statements
Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) are information sheets that explain both the benefits and risks of a vaccine to adult vaccine recipients and the parents or legal representatives of children and adolescents.
Source: Immunization Action Coalition.


For Healthcare Workers For Healthcare Workers

Vaccine Information Statements
Source: Immunization Action Coalition.

ACIP Vaccine Recommendations
Source: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Healthcare Personnel Vaccination Recommendations
Source: Source: Immunization Action Coalition.

Vaccines for Children Program
Source: California Department of Public Health.

California Immunization Registry


Ask the IZ Nurse Ask the IZ Nurse

The Sonoma County Immunization Coordinator is pleased to answer your questions about immunizations. To ask a question, please complete our online Ask the IZ Nurse form. You can request a response by email, phone, or postal mail.

Ask the IZ Nurse


Related Links Related Links

WhyIChoose.org

California Immunization Coalition

California Department of Public Health: Immunization Branch

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Vaccines and Immunizations

New Efforts Put Pressure on Parents to Vaccinate Kids


Source: KQED Radio.

2014 New State Law

AB 2109: Personal Beliefs Exemptions
This law requires a parent or guardian who wants to exempt their child from school or childcare immunization requirements to first receive information from a licensed healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of vaccinations and the risks of vaccine preventable diseases.

Download the Exemption Form

Personal Beliefs Exemption to Required Immunizations Form (pdf)
English | Spanish
Source: California Department of Public Health.

About the Law

Immunization Laws: Exemptions to Immunization Requirements
Source: California Department of Public Health.

Text of AB-2109 Communicable disease: immunization exemption

Frequently Asked Questions
English | Spanish
Source: California Immunization Coalition.

Questions?

Ask the IZ Nurse

What vaccines do you need?

Take this quiz for people age 11 years and older and find out:

Adolescent and Adult Vaccine Quiz
Source: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Contact

For more information about immunizations in Sonoma County,
please contact:
DHS - Public Health Division
625 5th Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: (707) 565-4567
Email: Ask the IZ Nurse

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