Immunizations Program Resources

November 22, 2016
Current Recommended Immunization Schedule of Infants and Children
May 19, 2016
For more information or to report a disease, call 504-219-4563 or 1-800-256-2748 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
February 29, 2016
This form may be used to report pregnant women who are HBsAg (Hepatitis Surface Antigen) positive to the Perinatal Hepatitis B Program. Print, fill out, and fax.
November 10, 2015
One of the major goals of the Office of Public Health (OPH) is to promote health through the prevention of illness and death. Immunization has proven to be a safe and effective way of preventing the morbidity and mortality of many infectious diseases.
September 25, 2013
Immunization Requirements By Age
September 16, 2013
Viral hepatitis is a term commonly used for several clinically similar yet etiologically and epidemiologically distinct diseases. Hepatitis A (formerly called infectious hepatitis) and hepatitis B (formerly called serum hepatitis) have been recognized as separate entities since the early 1940s and can be diagnosed with specific serologic tests. Delta hepatitis is an infection dependent on the hepatitis B virus (HBV).
March 01, 2012
The purpose of this letter is to announce the completion of our transition to VOMS (Vaccine Ordering Management System). We wish to thank all Vaccines for Children (VFC) providers for their patience, cooperation, and dedication during the transition. Virtually 100% of all VFC providers have now successfully transmitted their vaccine orders through VOMS.
February 10, 2012
Vaccine Information Statements provided by Immunization Action Coalition
January 10, 2012
CDC and the vaccine manufacturer do not recommend transporting varicella-containing vaccines. If varicella-containing vaccines must be transported, CDC recommends transport with a portable freezer unit that maintains the temperature between -58°F and +5°F (-50°C and -15°C). Portable freezers may be available for rent in some places.