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Be Informed and Know the Facts 

The Vaccines for Children (VFC) program offers vaccines at no cost to eligible children through a national network of participating healthcare providers. Vaccines are available to protect babies, young children, and adolescents up to the age of 18 years. See the VFC links below for specific eligibility criteria.


HPV Roundtable TV Playlist for Parents

See 12 videos on why the HPV vaccine is valuable, necessary, safe, effective, and affordable for everyone. You can protect your adolescent child from preventable diseases.


Paying for Vaccines

No one should skip vaccinations because they can’t pay for them. There are several programs available to help families - and people of all ages - in the United States who can’t afford to pay for vaccines.

Did You Know Your Child Can Get Free Vaccines?

The Vaccines for Children (VFC) program provides free vaccines to children who qualify. About half of American children less than 19 years old receive VFC vaccines.

The Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program

The Vaccines For Children (VFC) program is a federally funded program that provides vaccines at no cost to children who might not otherwise be vaccinated because of the inability to pay. CDC buys vaccines at a discount and distributes them to grantees—i.e., state health departments and certain local and territorial public health agencies—which in turn distribute them at no charge to those private physicians’ offices and public health clinics registered as VFC providers.

VFC Detailed Questions and Answers for Parents

The Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program offers vaccines at no cost for eligible children through VFC-enrolled doctors. Vaccinating on time means healthier children, families, and communities. Find out if your child qualifies. 

Additional Resources

Additional Resources for Parents

See additional resources for parents on the HPV Roundtable website.