Vaccines For Children
Vaccines for Children Program (VCP) is for
children ages 18 and younger who are
uninsured, under-insured (whose insurance
oes not cover immunization) or American Indian
or Alaskan Native. Children who are enrolled in
West Virginia Medicaid and West Virginia CHIP
lso qualify for this program. All vaccines for children
and adolescents are available through Vaccines for
Children Program, a federally funded program that
rovides vaccines recommended by the Advisory
Committee of Immunization Practices (ACIP) and
approved by the Centers of Disease, Control and
The first few years of your child's life are full of many memories, as well as numerous vaccinations. To know what to get and when visit the CDC for a customized vaccine schedule.
When kindergarten registration time rolls around it will be time for those crucial booster shots. To see what the state of West Virginia requires for school entry visit the state's requirement page.
Just because they have grown doesn't mean your teens no longer need vaccinations. Your 7th graders will need a dose of Tdap and meningitis, while 12th graders need a meningitis booster. Also recommended for all teens is the HPV series.