NESIIS is the Nebraska State Immunization Information System. One purpose of system is to ensure that every child and adult refugee is appropriately immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases. It is preferred that refugees start immunizations within 90 days of their arrival to U.S. At a minimum, providers are required to initiate appropriate vaccination, refer refugees to primary care, and educate refugee about U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and school requirements, and follow-up timing.
Type of Data
The data are program-level for ongoing surveillance.
Data Collection Method and Availability
This data are collected via a paper collection method at least quarterly.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Health
Health Promotion Unit
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-1372