Immunization Program Resources

August 29, 2019
An updated fact sheet focusing on children and the dangers of flu is now available. The flu poses a serious threat to the health and well-being of children each year. Vaccination is important to prevent flu infection.
August 29, 2019
The updated pneumococcal disease fact sheet is now available. Pneumococcal disease is caused by germs that can infect the lungs, the blood, and the membrane that covers the brain. There are recommended vaccines that will prevent it.
August 29, 2019
A newly updated fact sheet on the flu is now available. Flu is short for “influenza.” The flu is caused by a virus. Everyone 6 months of age and older should be vaccinated for the flu.
August 29, 2019
A newly updated shingles fact sheet in now available from the Louisiana Department of Health's Office of Public Health. Shingles, also called herpes zoster or zoster, is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV).
August 29, 2019
A new fact sheet that details Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV vaccination is now available. About 14 million people, including teens, become infected with HPV yearly. HPV can cause deadly cancers. The HPV vaccination is recommended and will prevent the virus and cancer.
August 29, 2019
A newly updated fact sheet on the flu is now available. Flu is short for “influenza.” The flu is caused by a virus. Everyone 6 months of age and older should be vaccinated for the flu.
August 29, 2019
Current (2019) Louisiana Office of Public Health's Recommended Immunization Schedule of Infants and Children
August 29, 2019
The Louisiana Office of Public Health (OPH) is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A virus (HAV) infections in Louisiana. It is important that residents stay up to date on hepatitis vaccinations and that they wash their hands regularly to help prevent the spread of hepatitis A.
August 29, 2019
This manual is published so that clinics participating in the VFC program will have clear guidelines regarding immunization policies and the latest vaccination information.
August 29, 2019
This updated 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.