Immunizations

New Jersey:

Adult Immunizations: Recommendations from NJDHSS.

Childhood and Adolescents Immunization Schedule from NJDHSS.

Minimum immunization requirements for school attendance in NJ: Includes 6th grade Tdap requirement and requirement for flu shots for pre-schoolers.

NJ immunization requirements for all ages: NJ Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS) information on requirements and regulations for vaccinations for all ages.

NJ Immunization Information System (NJIIS): The statewide immunization information system which acts as an accessible record for all immunizations administered to children in NJ. Assists parents and healthcare providers by providing a complete and accurate record of the place, kind, type and date of immunizations given to children in NJ.

NJ Vaccine for Children Program (VFC): Federally funded, state-operated vaccine supply and administration program that provides immunizations to uninsured or underinsured children.

Somerset Hills Child Health Conference: (Flyer in Spanish) Immunizations provided at no cost to children without health insurance from birth to 18 years living within Bernards Township, Bernardsville Borough, Chester Borough, Long Hill Township, Mendham Borough, Mendham township, or Peapack and Gladstone Borough.

U.S. Federal Government:

Centers for Disease Control – Vaccine page: Comprehensive information on requirements, outbreaks, schedules, and answers to frequently asked questions for vaccine-preventable diseases.

Preteen and Teen Vaccines: CDC recommendations about Tdap, Meningicoccal, HPV and Flu vaccines for preteens and teens.

Immunization Overview: Reference on how immunizations work and individual communicable disease vaccines.

Traveler's Health: Checklist on vaccinations needed for travel from the CDC.

Vaccine Adverse Effect Reporting System (VAERS): National vaccine safety surveillance program co-sponsored by CDC and FDA.

Professional & Non-Profit Organizations:

American Academy of Pediatrics: Schedules, vaccine safety, newsletter and individual state info from the professional organization for pediatricians.

Immunization Action Coalition (IAC): Organization which works to increase immunization rates and safety by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public. Provides "Vaccine Information Statements" (VIS) for all vaccines in multiple languages.

Livestrong: Non-profit which provides info on immunizations, the immune system, travel immunization, immunizations for cruises, allergies to immunizations and more.

National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) is dedicated to the prevention of vaccine injuries and deaths through public education and to defending the informed consent ethic in medicine.

Network for Immunization Information (NNii): Provides up-to-date, science-based information to healthcare professionals, media and the public about vaccines and immunization.

PKIDS Online: Mission to educate the public about infectious diseases, methods of prevention and transmission and to assist families with children who have infectious diseases.

Vaccine Resource Library: Worldwide resources about immunizations.

Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: complete, reliable, up-to-date information about vaccines. Video about egg allergy and flu vaccine for children.

World Health Organization (WHO): Information about global vaccine-preventable disease statistics and outbreaks.

Travelers' Health:

Learn how to stay healthy during travel, vaccinations needed for the destination, and how to prepare for illness or injury when away.

Travelers' Health Topics: The CDC pages listing communicable disease health alerts and information on health and travel.

Travel Vaccinations: Everything you need to know about the timing and requirements for communicable diseases such as for Yellow Fever, Meningitis, etc. before you travel.

International Society of Travel Medicine

Passport Health: Private provider of travel medical and immunization services with locations in NJ.

Atlantic Corporate Health's Travel MD® in Morristown, NJ

The Bernards Township Health Department is a Contractual Health Agency serving: Bernards Township, Bernardsville Borough, Chester Borough,
Long Hill Township, Mendham Borough, Mendham Township, Peapack and Gladstone Borough.