Vaccine for Children (VFC) Eligibility

All children 18 years of age and under, that meet at least one of the following criteria, are eligible for VFC vaccines.

  • Medicaid Enrolled — a child who is enrolled in the Medicaid Program
  • Uninsured — a child who has no health insurance coverage
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native — as defined by the Indian Health Services Act
  • Under-insured — a child whose health insurance covers only select vaccines or caps the vaccine cost at a certain limit.

Immunization Schedule

 Child’s Age  Shot(s)
 Birth to 2 months  Hep B (Hepatitis B)
 2 – 4 months  Hepatitis B
 2 months  DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis), IPV (polio), Hib (Haemophilusinfluenzae type b), PCV (pneumococcal disease), Rotavirus
 4 months  DTaP, IPV, Hib, PVC, Rotavirus
 6 months  DTaP, Hib, PCV, Rotavirus, flu when in season
 6 – 18 months  Hep B, IPV, flu when in season
 12 – 15 months  Hib, MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), PCV, HAV (Hepatitis A), Flu when in season, Varicella (chickenpox)
 15 – 18 months  DTaP, HAV, flu when in season
 4 – 6 years (before starting school)  MMR, DTaP, IPV, Varicella, flu when in season at 4 years)
 11 – 18 years  Tdap, Menactra (meningitis)
 Catch-up Shots
 24 months – 18 years  Varicella (if child has not had chickenpox shot and has never had chickenpox), Hep B (if child has no had the hepatitis B shots)
 11 – 18 years  MMR (if your child has not had the MMR shots, Menactra

Immunizations offered for adults

Recommended adult immunizations can be found on the following website:

http://www.wvimmunization.org/