Talking to Patients About Vaccines

Vaccines are one of the most effective ways to prevent illness. A strong recommendation from a health care provider is the most important factor when patients make health care decisions, including immunization.

General Information

Vaccine Schedules (CDC).
Screening Questionnaires and Standing Orders for Administering Influenza Vaccine (DOH).

Schools and Childcare

School Immunization Requirements for Washington State.

2023-2024 school year information.

For parents
For school nurses

2024-2025 school year information.

For parents
For school nurses
For school nurses

Childcare and Preschool Requirements for Washington State.

For parents (updated December 2022)
For childcare providers (updated December 2022):
For childcare providers (updated December 2022)

Immunization Records

Help your patients easily access Washington State’s myIR system to retrieve their immunization records.

How to Access your Family’s Immunization Information, (DOH).
myIR Login and Registration.

Adult Vaccines


Pregnancy and Vaccines

Healthcare Personnel

Travel Immunizations

Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)

More Information for Providers