Vaccines For Children Program Frequently Asked Questions - Parents
Who is eligible to receive Vaccines For Children (VFC) vaccine?
Children birth through 18 years of age who have no health insurance (uninsured), are underinsured (have health insurance that does not include vaccinations), are enrolled in Medicaid (Quest), are American Indian or Alaskan Native are eligible to receive VFC vaccine.
Can my child receive VFC vaccine if we have health insurance but it does not cover immunizations?
Children who are underinsured are eligible to receive VFC vaccine only at a Rural Health Center (RHC) or Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). FQHCs and RHCs in the State of Hawaii.
Which vaccines can my child receive through the VFC Program?
- Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis(DTaP) (pdf)
- Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap) (pdf)
- Haemophilus influenzae type b (pdf)
- Hepatitis A (pdf)
- Hepatitis B (pdf)
- Human Papillomavirus - Gardasil (pdf)
- Inactivated Influenza (pdf)
- Live Intranasal Influenza (pdf)
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella (pdf)
- Meningococcal (pdf)
- Pneumococcal conjugate (pdf)
- Pneumococcal polysaccharide (pdf)
- Polio (pdf)
- Rotavirus (pdf)
- Tetanus and Diphtheria (pdf)
- Varicella (pdf)
Where can I get more information?
Call your doctor or the Hawaii Immunization Branch at 586-8332. Neighbor islands can call toll-free at 1-800-933-4832.