Vaccines for Children

 
The Vaccines for Children (VFC) program provides vaccines at no cost for children who are uninsured, underinsured, on Medicaid or Medicaid eligible, and/or Alaskan Native/American Indian. There are over 500 provider offices, community health centers, and local public health agencies that participate in the VFC Program in Colorado. 

Am I eligible?

Find a VFC provider

 

The following information is for health care providers. 

Contact

P: 303-692-2650 
F: 303-691-6118 (please include your VFC PIN and staff member you are trying to reach)
VFC Program Contact List (vaccine manufacturers, VAERS, etc.)
 
 

Required training

The program requires the Primary Vaccine Coordinator, Secondary Vaccine Coordinator and Provider of Record at each VFC provider office to complete two training modules each year. The courses are highly recommended for any staff working with the VFC program. Additional training can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's You Call the Shots website. Detailed instructions for completing the required courses.

 

Vaccine returns

Unused federally purchased vaccine should be returned to McKesson. Please see the documents below on how to return your VFC/317 vaccine.

*Paper return forms are no longer accepted.

 

Storage and handling

CDC Storage & Handling Toolkit

Paper temperature monitoring logs

Temperature excursion guidance

Data loggers

Vaccine Transfers and Off-site Clinics

All vaccine transfers and off-site clinics must be approved by the VFC program prior to moving vaccine. Please refer to the transport and off-site clinic policies for more information.

Helpful links

Order VFC Supplies