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Vaccines are continually monitored for safety and efficacy. Learn the latest in vaccine safety and how to report vaccine adverse events.

Training / Education

Web Based

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)

These programs provide an overview of VAERS and use of the database


Pink Book Webinar Series: CDC

The webinar dated June15, 2016, and titled General Recommendations: art 2, and Vaccine Safety discusses research on safety of vaccines.

continuing education credit



Vaccine Safety and Adverse Events: CDC

Explore vaccine safety topics, and how to report vaccine adverse events (side effects)

Vaccine Safety: IAC

The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) provides a variety of resources from multiple sources

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)

Learn about the reporting system for adverse vaccine events cosponsored by the CDC and FDA

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) Print Materials

Download VAERS brochures and fact sheets

CDC Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment (CISA) Project

The CISA project is a national network of vaccine safety experts to address unmet vaccine safety clinical research needs

Health Resources and Service Administration-Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)

The VICP is a no-fault alternative to the traditional tort system for resolving vaccine injury claims

Vaccine Safety: 10 Facts for Medical Assistants

Download this brochure prepared by the California Immunization Coalition

Vaccine Information Statements: CDC

Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) for specific diseases

Printable Content

Translations of Vaccine information Statements: IAC

Translations of Vaccine Information Statements into more than 40 languages

Printable Content

Vaccine Safety: AAP

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) website on vaccine safety

Safety: NVPO

Learn answers to common questions related to vaccine safety from the National Vaccine Program Office, part of the US Department of Health and Human Services

Vaccine Safety: FDA

Learn about safety information for specific vaccines and general vaccine safety information

Vaccine Safety: ECBT

Explore links to materials on the importance and safety of vaccines, including how vaccines are made, tested, and recommended to the public on the Every Child By Two (ECBT) website

Vaccine Safety FAQS: CHOP

Read about numerous vaccine-safety issues and hot topics on the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) website