Mission StatementThe mission of the Immunization Program is to improve the quality and longevity of life for people in Cameron County by achieving and maintaining a vaccine preventable disease-free environment. The mission will be achieved through the utilization of cost-effective immunization programs and efficient epidemiology applied in quality partnerships with public and private participants (local, state, national) who share the common vision of community well-being.
Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students
School Year 2017 – 2018
Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
- 2017 - 2018 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students Grades K - 12. Click here for schedule
- 2017 - 2018 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Child-Care and Pre-K Facilities. Click here for schedule
- Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger, United States, 2017. Click here for schedule
- 2017 Binational Immunization Resource Tool for Children from Birth Through 18 Years. Click here for schedule
Adult Immunization Schedule
- Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older, United States, 2017. Click here for schedule
Vaccine Requirements for Students Entering College
- Requirements for Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination for students entering Higher Education Schools. Click here for schedule
- Requirements for students entering Veterinary courses online. Click here for schedule
- Students that can be exempted for getting vaccinated: Click here for details
To learn more about the ACIP recommendations please follow this link: http://www.dshs.texas.gov/immunize/vacadvise/default.shtmAdolescents and children who are 18 years of age or younger may be eligible to participate in the Texas Vaccines for Children Program. The Texas Vaccine for Children Program is a federally funded program that provides vaccines to eligible children at no cost who might otherwise not be vaccinated because of inability to pay. Adult Safety Net offers vaccines for uninsured Adults in the State of Texas.
For more information please call the Texas Immunization Information Line at 1-800-252-9152.Immunization Information for the Public on vaccines and vaccine preventable diseases. Immunization Information for Providers on latest info for health care professionals. http://www.immunizetexas.com or http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize