Vaccines for Children (VFC) is a federally-funded and state-operated vaccine supply program. VFC provides free ACIP recommended vaccine to eligible children. Through the combined efforts of public immunization clinics and private physicians, the program strives to increase vaccine coverage levels nationwide.
Children - Birth through 18 years of age
AND one of the following:• American Indian or Alaska Native• Medicaid enrolled • Uninsured (have no health insurance)• Underinsured*:
*Children whose insurance has a very high deductible (catastrophic insurance) are NOT considered underinsured.
**Underinsured children are eligible to receive VFC vaccine only through a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Rural Health Center (RHC) or a deputized public immunization clinic.
Providers participating in the VFC program must comply with program requirements on vaccine storage and handling, record-keeping, and reporting to the Nebraska Immunization Program.