Vaccines 101 - Information for WIC Staff

Health and Wellness

This guide* provides WIC staff with an overview of:

  • key vaccine messages 
  • immunization schedules
  • information on vaccines and the diseases they prevent
  • real life stories of families affected by vaccine-preventable diseases
  • information on vaccines for pregnant women
  • information on screening and referring WIC participants
  • a list of credible immunization resources

You can find additional resources and information for this topic on the Immunizations page, including immunization booklets for parents.

Other related resources available include information and education materials for the flu, the measles, and the Zika virus.

*This guide is supported through funding provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Vaccines 101 WIC Staff Guide 2018
Developed by: Vaccinate Your Family