Advertisement

Who is eligible for vaccinations through the VFC program?

Children younger than 19 years of age are eligible for Vaccines for Children (VFC) vaccines if they are:

  • Medicaid-eligible
  • Uninsured
  • American Indian or Alaska native
  • Underinsured and vaccinated in federally qualified health centers or rural health clinics

A child that meets one or more of the above eligibility requirements is eligible to receive VFC vaccines. VFC vaccines cannot be denied to an eligible child if the family can’t afford to pay the administration fee.

Continue Learning about Vaccines & Immunizations

Do Vaccines Really Work?
Do Vaccines Really Work?
We did several tips last year about how vaccinations prevent illnesses by bolstering your immune system and how the benefit to risk ratio—for ALL vacc...
Read More
What can I do if my health insurance doesn't cover vaccinations?
Univ. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family MedicineUniv. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family Medicine
Most health insurance plans cover the cost of vaccinations. However, you should check with your insu...
More Answers
What is the difference between live and killed vaccines?
Univ. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family MedicineUniv. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family Medicine
Vaccines in the United States are classified as "inactivated" or "live attenuated." An inactivate...
More Answers
Dr. Robin Miller, Where Do You Stand In the Vaccine Debate?
Dr. Robin Miller, Where Do You Stand In the Vaccine Debate?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.