About the Immunization Program

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The MSDH Immunization Program provides services designed to reduce and ultimately eliminate vaccine-preventable diseases in children, adolescents and adults.

Among the diseases Immunization works to control are measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), Hepatitis A and B, Hib, polio, influenza, and pneumonia.

Services include:

  • vaccine distribution and administration
  • monitoring of immunization levels of the state's children
  • administration of the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program
  • disease surveillance and outbreak control
  • information and education
  • enforcement of the state's immunization laws

For more information about our Immunization program, call (601) 576-7751 or (800) 634-9258.

Last reviewed on Dec 3, 2019 request edits

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