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What is the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program?

A federal program exists to help pay for the care of anyone who has a serious reaction to a vaccine.

For more information about the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, call 1-800-338-2382 or visit their website at www.hrsa.gov/vaccinecompensation.

How Can I Learn More?

  • Ask your provider. They can give you the vaccine package insert or suggest other sources of information.
  • Call your local or state health department.
  • Contact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • - Call 1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO) or
    - Visit CDC's website at www.cdc.gov/vaccines.

SOURCES:

CDC


Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2010 12:00:43 PM



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