What is a VFC provider?

Underinsured children are eligible to receive vaccines only at Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) or Rural Health Clinics (RHC). An FQHC is a type of provider that meets certain criteria under Medicare and Medicaid programs. To locate an FQHC or RHC, contact the state VFC coordinator.
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What is the VFC program?

The Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) is a federally funded program in the United States providing no-cost vaccines to children who lack health insurance or who otherwise cannot afford the cost of the vaccination.
  • Who is eligible for the Vaccines for Children VFC program?

    A: Children through 18 years of age who meet at least one of the following criteria are eligible to receive VFC vaccine: Medicaid eligible: A child who is eligible for the Medicaid program.
  • What are the ages for well child visits?

    Visit and Immunization Chart
    AgeRecommended Vaccines, Tests, and Office Visits
    15-18 monthsWell-child visit DTaP Any 12-month immunizations not already given
    2 yearsWell-child visit Hep A
    3 yearsWell-child visit
    4 yearsWell-child visit Vision screen Hearing screen DTaP IPV Varicella MMR
  • What immunizations does my child need?

    Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Age 0 Through 18 Years
    • Hepatitis B (HepB) vaccine. (
    • Rotavirus vaccines. (
    • Diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine. (
    • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccines. (
    • Pneumococcal vaccines. (
    • Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. (
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What is the meaning of VFC?

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  • What is the abbreviation of BCF?

    BCF
    AcronymDefinition
    BCFBillion Cubic Feet
    BCFBioconcentration Factor
    BCFBurlington Coat Factory
    BCFBritish Coatings Federation
  • What is Bcf of gas?

    Bscf or Bcf (gas volume) Billions of standard cubic feet of gas. Equivalent to 1,000,000,000 standard cubic feet (nine zeros).
  • What does UBCF stand for?

    UBCF stands for United Breast Cancer Foundation (Huntington, NY) Suggest new definition. See other definitions of UBCF. Page/Link.
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What is a vaccination program?

A vaccination schedule is a series of vaccinations, including the timing of all doses, which may be either recommended or compulsory, depending on the country of residence.
  • What is used for most vaccinations today?

    These vaccines are used to protect against:
    • Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) disease.
    • Hepatitis B.
    • HPV (Human papillomavirus)
    • Whooping cough (part of the DTaP combined vaccine)
    • Pneumococcal disease.
    • Meningococcal disease.
    • Shingles.
  • What are the vaccines for VFC?

    The Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) is a federally funded program in the United States providing no-cost vaccines to children who lack health insurance or who otherwise cannot afford the cost of the vaccination.
  • Who invented the vaccine?

    Edward Jenner

Updated: 23rd September 2018

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