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Children and Adolescent Immunizations

 

Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedules

Required Immunizations | Vacunas Requeridas

  • Your child’s pediatrician or family medicine doctor  
  • Most local pharmacies provide vaccines for children 3 years or older. 
    • For information about where to get the COVID-19 vaccine and the flu vaccine (including pharmacies) please visit vaccines.gov. 
    • Call ahead to make sure that they have the vaccine you are looking for. 
  • Immunization Clinics in Santa Cruz County

If your child needs a medical exemption from required immunizations, please visit the CDPH CAIR Medical Exemption website to learn how to request a medical exemption from your child’s physician. Below are the steps to request a Medical Exemption:

  1. The first step to request a medical exemption for your child is to register for a CAIR-ME account
  2. Next, log in to your account and complete the required fields to request an exemption. The site will give you a Medical Exemption Request Number to give to your child's doctor. 
  3. The doctor can register for an account in CAIR-ME, log in, search for the medical exemption request number or your child’s name, enter the required information, and issue the exemption. 
  4. The doctor will give you a copy of the two-page medical exemption form for you to take to your child's school or child-care facility.

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