The program requires the primary immunization coordinator, secondary vaccine coordinator and Record provider to subscribe annually to this training module in each VFC supplier office. The course is highly recommended to all employees who work with the VFC program. Vaccines For Children (VFC) is a Federally Funded Program that provides free vaccines to children who would otherwise not be able to be vaccinated because they cannot pay. The CDC buys vaccines at a discount and distributes them to fellows – that is, public health services and some local and territorial public health authorities – who distribute them free of charge to private medical practices and public clinics registered as VFC providers. Children eligible for VFC vaccines are entitled to vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). more… The VFC (Vaccines for Children) program offers free vaccines for uninsured, underinsured children who are eligible for Medicaid or Medicaid, and/or Alaskan Native/American Indian. There are more than 500 agencies, municipal health centers and local health authorities participating in the VFC program in Colorado. NEW- The VFC program has developed its own annual training program. CO HELP (Covid General Questions): 303-389-1687 or (877) 462-2911 211 Colorado (Covid Vital Resources): 2-1-1 or (866 760 -6489 or text Your zip code at 898-211 Quick Resource for Parents (27.08.2012) The VFC program helps children, whose parents or guardians cannot afford them, to provide vaccines.
All off-site vaccination transfers and clinics must be approved by the VFC program before the vaccine is moved. More information can be found in the transportation and hospital guidelines off-site. Immunization Program for Children Storage and Handling Training Module (2/5/2013) Training on program requirements, including storage and handling of VFC vaccines free of charge for legitimate children by VFC registered physicians. Find out if your child is qualified. CFP helps ensure that all children have a better chance of getting their recommended vaccinations as planned, which means healthier children, families and communities. Instructions For Completing VFC Annual Training Certificate Colorado Crisis Services: 1-844-493-8255 or trext TALK to 38255 Vaccines For Children program has helped prevent disease and save lives… About time! VFC Infographic: Protecting Children of America Everyday [enlarged view] If you are using a screen reader and you are having difficulties, please contact the webmaster. Call 303-692-2000 or 1-800-886-7689 TD Line for the Deaf: 303-691-770 Participating in VFC reduces your costs out of pocket because you don`t need to buy a vaccine for your eligible patients with your own money. And VFC saves money for your legitimate patients because vaccines are provided free of charge. The vaccine not purchased by the Confederation should be returned to McKesson. Please read the following documents on how you return your VFC/317 vaccine.