Vaccine-preventable disease has declined by over 99% since the introduction of vaccines. Outbreaks can occur when vaccination levels decrease.
The mission of the
Nebraska Immunization Program is to support all providers in their efforts to
protect Nebraska residents from vaccine preventable disease, disability, and
communication about vaccine safety, efficacy, and use of vaccines within the
broad immunization community of patients, providers, healthcare organizations and
government health agencies.
materials for the general public and healthcare providers.
Assessing immunization records
and vaccination status.
Collecting and managing
immunization data through online reporting systems and overseeing the
distribution of publicly-funded vaccines.
The Nebraska Immunization
Program recognizes the importance of immunizations as part of a well-balanced
healthcare approach for all ages.
Public Health Immunization Clinics in Nebraska can offer vaccines at no cost to those that qualify or a small administration fee. These clinics are located in various counties
across the state.
**DHHS Immunization Program does not provide immunization services**
National Immunization Awareness Month is August 1st through August 31st.
National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) is providing an online toolkit to help you promote the importance of immunizations in your clinics and hospitals.
The toolkit can be found at the following link: https://www.nphic.org/niam
Please call your assigned Community Health Nurse or 402-471-6423 or 800-798-1696,
if you have any questions.