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Vaccine Information Statements


What are VISs?

Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) are information sheets produced by the CDC that explain both the benefits and risks of a vaccine to vaccine recipients.

Federal law requires that healthcare staff provide a VIS to a patient, parent, or legal representative before each dose of certain vaccines.

How to Use VISs

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Problems Viewing Current Versions

Each VIS on this website is labeled with the date it was published. If you click on a link to a VIS and you see an older version, learn how to fix this problem.


Last syndicated: October 17, 2014
This content is brought to you by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)