Bureau of Immunization : Vaccination Education Series

Reliable Information

Why are immunizations important and are they safe? There has been a lot of conflicting information about vaccinations swirling online and in the media.

This series answers frequently asked questions about immunizations as told by:

  • Highly regarded state and national medical experts who discuss the science of vaccines in easily understood language
  • Real families who live with the consequences of vaccine-preventable diseases

Immunization Experts

The Florida Department of Health Immunization Program exists to: Promote, protect, and improve the health of all people in Florida.

The Immunization Program works daily to provide the public with:

  • Access to safe, effective immunizations
  • Timely, accurate vaccination information
  • Secure, online database of shot records through Florida SHOTS


For questions about this vaccination education series or this website, email:

To learn more about immunizations, contact Immunization Program at 850-245-4342.
Mailing Address: 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-11, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1719
Email*: Immunization@flhealth.gov

*Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.