The Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program offers vaccines at no cost for eligible children through VFC-enrolled doctors.
Who Is Eligible for the VFC Program?
Your child is eligible for the VFC Program if he or she is younger than 19 years of age and is one of the following:
What Is Underinsured?
Underinsured means your child has health insurance, but it
Underinsured children are eligible to receive vaccines only at Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) or Rural Health Clinics (RHC). An FQHC is a type of provider that meets certain criteria under Medicare and Medicaid programs.
What Is the Cost?
There is no charge for any vaccines given by a VFC provider to eligible children. But there can be some other costs with a vaccination:
Where Can My Child Get Vaccinated?
If your child is eligible, check that your child's doctor is a VFC Program provider.
If your child's doctor isn't a VFC provider, you can take your child to one of the following places to get VFC vaccinations: