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How can the VFC program help me pay for my child's vaccinations?

The Vaccines for Children (VFC) program helps families of eligible children who might not otherwise have access to recommended childhood vaccines. This government program provides vaccines for eligible children at no cost for the vaccine itself, although an administration fee may apply. These fees help providers cover the costs of giving the vaccines, including storing the vaccines and paying staff members to give vaccines to children.

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