Immunization Resources

CHAMPS has compiled the following resources addressing adult and child/adolescent routine vaccinations, the influenza vaccine, and the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as resources that address vaccine hesitancy.

If you utilize a clinical resource appropriate for health center clinicians and clinical support staff that is not listed on this webpage, please contact the CHAMPS Clinical Quality Improvement Director.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
2024 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule by Age
Immunization schedules for children and adolescents aged 18 or younger.
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger — United States, 2024
The 2024 immunization changes to the cover page, tables, notes, and appendix from the 2023 immunization schedule.
Child and Adolescent Vaccine Assessment Tool
Ten questions for parents to assess which vaccines a child may need. Vaccines are recommended for children and adolescents based on age, health conditions, and other factors.
Recommended Catch-up Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Who Start Late or Who Are More than 1 Month Behind
Catch-up immunization schedule for children and adolescents who are behind on immunizations.
Schedule Changes and Guidelines
Child and adolescent immunization schedule changes for 2024.

Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS)
Annual Immunization Update On-Demand Module
Annual presentation, presented by CDC trainers, on the latest recommended immunization schedules and the most recent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) immunization recommendations.
Top 10 Ways to Improve Adolescent Immunization Rates
Lists different strategies to improve immunization rates in adolescents.
Tips for Locating Old Immunization Records – English
Information about finding old immunization records in English and Spanish.

Nemours KidsHealth
Immunization Schedule
Parent resource explaining the recommended immunizations from birth to 18 years old. Also available in Spanish.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
2024 Adult Immunization Schedule by Age
Immunization schedule for adults ages 19 or older.

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older — United States, 2024
The 2024 immunization changes to the cover page, tables, notes, and appendix from the 2023 immunization schedule.
Schedule Changes and Guidelines
Adult immunization schedule changes for 2024 by vaccine.
What Vaccines Are Recommended for You
Patient-facing article discussing recommended adult vaccinations.

Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS)
Immunization Update
Annual presentation, presented by CDC trainers, on the latest recommended immunization schedules and the most recent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) immunization recommendations.

Mayo Clinic
Vaccines for Adults: Which do you need?
Patient-facing information for staying on top of vaccines as an adult.

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
The Strategies to Address Policy Barriers to Adult Immunizations in Federally Qualified Health Centers
This white paper revisits the barriers and opportunities identified in a 2019 study. It analyzes how these factors have persisted or evolved over the past five years (2019-2024) and offers a fresh comparison of the current landscape, highlighting both enduring challenges and new opportunities that have emerged.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Vaccines for Adults
Vaccine information and schedules for adults of different age ranges. Includes adults ages 19 through 26, ages 26 through 64, and ages 65 and older.


American Academy of Pediatrics
Preparing for Flu Season
Resources to help providers prepare for and maximize influenza vaccination rates each year.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Communication Resource Center
Free downloadable flu communication and education materials.
Influenza Vaccination Information for Healthcare Workers
Information on the importance of all healthcare workers getting a flu vaccine.
Influenza Vaccination: What Everyone Should Know
Resources cover topics including key facts, data on the current flu season, people at risk for flu complications, vaccine safety, and vaccine benefits.

Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS)
Flu Shots for Medicare Patients
People who are 65 and older are at high risk of having serious health complications from the flu. This website has information about coverage of the flu vaccine for Medicare patients.
Increasing Flu Shot Outreach & Uptake
Provider and clinic resources for improving flu vaccine uptake.

Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)
Influenza Vaccines Handouts
Handouts and other resources for administering the influenza vaccine.
Sample Vaccination Declination Form for Personnel
Sample declination form that can be used by any organization to encourage healthcare workers to get a flu shot.

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
Influenza Vaccination Technical Assistance Materials for Health Centers Curated by the Flu LEAD (Linkages to End Access Disparities) Team
This document contains technical assistance resources for health centers and other Health Center Program stakeholders interested in supporting clinical and community efforts to increase seasonal influenza vaccination rates.

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
School-Located Influenza Vaccination Toolkit
This toolkit includes tools, information, and checklists necessary to plan a school-located influenza vaccination clinic including best practices, how to staff, how to fund, and how to supply.

National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH)
Flu Outreach and Social Media Toolkit for Agricultural Workers
This toolkit provides information and tools to support health centers and other community-based organizations in using social media platforms to share effective messaging about the flu to agricultural workers and their families. Available in Spanish.

Why Do You Need to Get a Flu Shot Every Year?
Video featuring vaccinologist Dr. Melvin Sanicas explaining why one needs to get the flu vaccine every year.


Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding
COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people 6 months and older, including people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future.
Use of COVID-19 Vaccines Currently Authorized in the United States
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has issued interim recommendations for the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine, and the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Critical Updates on COVID-19
A comprehensive resource on COVID-19 vaccine recommendations in children.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
COVID-19 Training Module
Training provides a general overview of immunization best practices for healthcare providers.
COVID-19 Vaccines for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People
CDC recommends that moderately to severely immunocompromised people should receive at least 1 dose of a 2023-2024 updated COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Specific Groups
Links to information for various groups including essential workers, long-term care facility residents, older adults, people with disabilities, people who are pregnant or breastfeeding, and people with underlying medical conditions.
Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
For children and teens, the experience of getting a COVID-19 vaccine will be very similar to the experience of getting routine vaccines. This webpage includes resources on how to talk to children and teens about the COVID-19 vaccination.
Moderna, Novavax, and Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
General information from the CDC regarding the three vaccines. Scroll down for the vaccination tracking tool, standing orders, preparation and administration summary, and storage and handling resources.
Underlying Medical Conditions Associated with Higher Risk for Severe COVID-19: Information for Healthcare Providers
This webpage provides an evidence-based resource for healthcare providers caring for patients with underlying medical conditions at higher risk of developing severe outcomes of COVID-19. Severe outcomes are defined as hospitalization, admission to the intensive care unit (ICU), intubation or mechanical ventilation, or death.
Vaccination Considerations for People who are Pregnant or Breastfeeding
This summary information discusses the recommendations for COVID-19 vaccination of people who are pregnant.
Vaccine For Children Program Eligibility Criteria
COVID-19 vaccines are included in the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. CHCs can obtain free COVID-19 vaccines (both initial doses and boosters) to provide to uninsured and underinsured children through age 18.
CDC vaccine information and resources in Spanish.
V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker
V-safe provides personalized and confidential health check-ins via text messages and web surveys so you can quickly and easily share with the CDC how you, or your dependent, feel after getting a COVID-19 vaccine. This information helps the CDC monitor the safety of COVID-19 vaccines in near real-time.
What to Expect at Your Appointment to Get Vaccinated for COVID-19 
This webpage now offers eight translations of “Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines” and information for the public before, during, and after vaccination with an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. Scroll to the bottom to find the fact sheets.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccine
Up-to-date guidance on recommendations for COVID-19 vaccine and COVID-19 boosters.
This website provides various resources for healthcare providers including information about CMS billing, payment, vaccine coding, quality reporting, and more.

Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF)
COVID-19 Safety and Vaccines: Translated Outreach Media
The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) has developed culturally competent and language-accessible resources about the COVID-19 pandemic for Asian American communities. Developed in collaboration with NYU’s Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH) and with the support of the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these resources have been translated into Arabic, Bengali, Traditional and Simplified Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Nepali, Punjabi, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS)
History of COVID-19 Vaccination Authorization PDF
Compilation of FDA authorizations and CDC recommendations from August 2021 to October 2023.

Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN)
FAQ: The COVID-19 Vaccine and Migrant, Immigrant, and Food and Farm Worker Patients
FAQs were updated in October 2023 and included how to talk to patients about vaccine safety.
Pregnancy and the COVID-19 Vaccine – Handout
Full-color trifold is a customizable handout on pregnancy and the COVID-19 vaccine. Available in Spanish.

National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH)
COVID-19 Vaccine Educational Resources for Agricultural Workers
The website includes videos, audio and radio files, social media resources, and documents for printing in Spanish, Haitian Creole, and indigenous languages such as Triqui, Mam, and Mixteco. Educational materials have gone through a process of assessment to include literacy sensitivity.

National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
The CDC, the University of Minnesota’s NRC-RIM, and have partnered to create MakeSpace; a site designed to create custom messaging and materials for your community.
Vaccine Resources for Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Communities
Download resources to support vaccine efforts among refugee, immigrant, and migrant communities. The resources include fact sheets, posters, checklists, and other materials in more than 100 languages on vaccine planning, roll-out, knowledge, and confidence.

Public Health Communications Collaborative (PHCC)
Answers to Tough Questions about Public Health
This webpage section is an ongoing compilation of tough questions related to COVID-19 with suggested answers. Many of these topics are sensitive and often politicized. The document is designed to provide message guidance and framing for public health officials and others.
COVID-19 Messaging
These messaging resources are designed to help public health leaders deliver fact-based, effective, and timely COVID-19 communications for communities.
Misinformation Alerts
This webpage includes numerous insights into vaccine misinformation that is circulating based on a combination of automated media monitoring and manual review by public health data analysts.

Public Health Foundation (PHF)
Understanding the ACIP and How Vaccine Recommendations are Made in the US
The Public Health Foundation (PHF), in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has developed an educational video, Understanding the ACIP and How Vaccine Recommendations are Made in the US, to help inform viewers about the process, science, and safety behind vaccine recommendations.

Rural Health Information Hub (RHI Hub)
COVID-19 Vaccination in Rural Areas
The Rural Health Information Hub launched a new section in its issue guide that provides resources to help communities and healthcare providers ensure access to COVID-19 vaccination in rural areas. Also included is a collection of innovations and best practices used in rural communities.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Juntos Si Podemos
HHS has launched a Spanish-language website better to serve the Spanish-speaking population in the United States. The website offers a full navigation experience in Spanish and has all the resources partner organizations need to increase public confidence in and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines among Spanish speakers.
We Can Do This
This COVID-19 public education campaign is a national initiative to increase public confidence in and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines while reinforcing basic prevention measures through a nationwide network of trusted messengers and consistent, fact-based, public health messaging.

Vaccinate Your Family 
State of the ImmUnion Report
Vaccinate Your Family has released the 2023 State of the ImmUnion report. This report analyzes immunization rates and explores barriers to vaccination and potential solutions.
Vaccinate Your Family Toolkit
Vaccinate Your Family has a toolkit of graphics, talking points, and FAQs on the COVID-19 vaccine recommendation for kids under five.

Vaccine Finder
Vaccine Finder
This online tool helps you find clinics, pharmacies, and other locations that offer COVID-19 vaccines in the United States.


American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
AAP Reports Offers Strategies to Counter Vaccine Hesitancy
This report discusses the effects of vaccine hesitancy, communicating effectively about vaccines, and policies to address vaccine refusal or delay.

American Medical Association (AMA)
COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: Ten Tips for Talking with Patients
Information about low COVID-19 vaccine rates and how physicians can help increase those numbers.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
12 COVID-19 Vaccination Strategies for Your Community
A Field Guide, developed by a team of researchers with the guidance of the country’s leading behavioral scientists, offers evidence-based intervention strategies and real-world examples to increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence and uptake.
COVID-19 Communications Resources
The website includes links to a Vaccine Communication Toolkit, Social Media Toolkit, and other vaccine communications resources. Health centers can adapt these ready-made materials to build confidence in COVID-19 vaccination among patients.
How Vaccines are Developed and Approved for Use
General information regarding the steps of vaccine development, approval, and monitoring safety after approval.
Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines
This webpage contains accurate vaccine information that can help stop common myths and rumors about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Cleveland Clinic
How to Talk to Someone About Vaccine Hesitancy
This article covers the best ways to discuss vaccine hesitancy.

Global Citizen
Vaccine Hesitancy: What Is It and How Can We Fight It?
This article discusses details about how the reluctance or refusal to get vaccinated poses a major threat to global health.

Health Affairs
Has COVID-19 Threatened Routine Childhood Vaccinations?
Utilizing public opinion polls, this article discusses perceived hesitancy towards routine childhood vaccines.
Vaccine Hesitancy: Resources and Information
Numerous resources about vaccines and addressing vaccine hesitancy.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy
This journal article provides primary care physicians with clinical guidance for addressing parental vaccine hesitancy.
Effective Approaches to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy
This journal article discusses effective strategies to address vaccine hesitancy.

Public Health Collaborative 
Vaccine Talking Points
Concise talking points about the safety and efficacy of vaccines.

World Health Organization (WHO)
Vaccine Hesitancy: A Growing Challenge for Immunization Programmes
This article discusses many factors that contribute to vaccine hesitancy.