News and Publications
The quarterly publication of the Immunization Branch presents news related to vaccines and immunization programs.
Wading Through the Confusion
Webcast of a panel discussion about the range of concerns parents have when vaccinating their children, and how health professionals can communicate better with them.
Measles Alert Flyer for Emergency Rooms
Recent measles outbreaks in California have originated from returning international travelers. Please display this flyer in Emergency Departments and outpatient clinics to remind clinicians to act immediately if measles is suspected in a patient.
Browse by Disease
Information about vaccine preventable diseases such as Influenza, Measles, Diptheria, Whooping Cough (Pertussis) and others.
Pandemic Flu Information
Information about a potential outbreak of pandemic flu, including the State of California Pandemic Flu Plan.
A profile of John Talarico (Chief of the Immunization Branch) and Branch awards information.
The street address and phone number for the Immunization Branch.
Legal and Regulatory
Find links to information on Hospital Influenza Law, Thimerosal (mercury) Law, and Immunization Registry Law.
Schedules and Recommendations
Outreach Campaigns & Education
Education and Promotion
Find about the Branch's health education campaigns such as flu prevention, Preteen Vaccine Week, Wash Your Hands and others.