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Looking for your immunization records?

In order to obtain your immunization records, please submit the DC Department of Health Release of Immunization Information Form. Once you have completed and signed the form, please fax to (202) 576-6418 or email ([email protected]) it with a copy of your ID.  After we receive and verify the submitted form and ID, we will securely send you your requested immunization records.

Flu Vaccine

An annual flu vaccine is recommended for everyone over the age of six months to protect against influenza viruses that may cause the most illness during flu season. Contact your primary care provider to receive the vaccine. The vaccine is also available at select grocery stores and pharmacies located throughout the District. 
Flu season in the US can begin as early as October and last as late as May. Flu vaccine supplies are plentiful but you should get a flu shot as soon as possible, as the timing of influenza outbreaks is unpredictable, and it takes up to two weeks after vaccination for your body to develop protection against the flu.

DOH works to ensure that all District children are up to date on their immunizations (also called vaccines or shots). For more information, including required documentation, please call (202) 576-7130. The DOH Immunization Program offers the following:

  • Maintains the Immunization Registry for recording immunization records
  • Immunization record assessments for schools, Head Start and Licensed Child Development Centers
  • Refers individuals to providers that administer vaccinations
  • Assess compliance of immunization records assessments for schools, Head Start and Licensed Child  Development Centers 
  • Provides education and training on immunizations for residents and providers
  • Conducts disease surveillance and outbreak control
  • Other services

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