About the Immunization Service
Oklahoma's Immunization Service is designed to provide you with reliable information and resources to help you make decisions about vaccines. As a major unit of the Oklahoma State Department of Health's Prevention and Preparedness Services, Immunization Service works to stop diseases before they start by promoting vaccination of all Oklahomans through;
- Providing vaccines through county health departments;
- Operating the Vaccines for Children Program in Oklahoma;
- Operating and maintaining the Oklahoma State Immunization Information System (OSIIS). Enhanced OSIIS is coming in Fall 2020.
- Providing immunization information to the public and health care professionals;
- Supporting schools and childcare facilities in enforcement of the immunization laws.
What We Do
- Answer questions about vaccines and the diseases they prevent
- Coordinate the purchase and distribution of vaccines to over 800 public and private clinics enrolled in the Vaccines for Children Program statewide
- Monitor immunization compliance in childcare facilities and schools as required by state law
- Conduct quality assurance monitoring visits to all Vaccines for Children clinics in Oklahoma to ensure the vaccine is accounted for and stored and administered properly
- Provide immunization consultation and training to immunization providers, schools, and childcare facilities throughout Oklahoma
- Work with other state agencies such as the Department of Human Services (DHS), the Oklahoma Health Care Authority and the Department of Education to raise awareness about the value of immunizations and help to increase immunization levels among Oklahomans.