Recent Vaccine Ordering Posts
Holiday Vaccine Shipping and Ordering: Orders placed after Friday, December 8, 2023 may not be shipped prior to January 2, 2024. Vaccines will be shipped up to December 19, 2023. Vaccines will not be shipped from December 20, 2023 through January 1, 2024. Regular vaccine shipments will resume on January 2, 2024. Report Shipping Issues Immediately Shipping issues must be reported on the day they occur. Contact the helpdesk at 1-877-888-7468, Option 1 then Option 2. If issues occur on a day the helpdesk is closed, you must report them to McKesson, Merck or Pfizer, depending on where the shipment came from. The contact information is part of the packing slips. Helpdesk Closures December 25, 26 and 29, 2023 January 1 and 2, 2024 If you have specific questions, you may contact the VFC Program via email at [email protected] or via phone at 1-877-888-7468 Option 1.
Ordering is now open for the 2023-2024 formula of the COVID-19 vaccine. Enrolled Vaccines for Children (VFC) and Vaccines for Adults (VFA) providers can find the available vaccines on their regular VFC and VFA order request page in Florida SHOTS. COVID-19 vaccines are no longer ordered separately from other vaccines funded by VFC or VFA.
The 2023-2024 flu pre-book opened in FL SHOTS on July 3, 2023. Only the enrollee, primary VFC coordinator or back-up VFC coordinator can enter the pre-book information into FL SHOTS. We recommend you review your administration data from the current flu season to determine the number of doses to pre-book for 2023-2024. Find step-by-step instruction on how to pre-book. Also available in Spanish.
Immunization Section updates for Vaccines for Children/Vaccines for Adults (VFC/VFA) providers. It does not apply to COVID-19 vaccine shipments. All providers can now place orders for flu vaccine using Florida SHOTS. Holiday Vaccine Shipping and Ordering: Orders placed after Friday, December 9th may not be shipped prior to January 3, 2023. Vaccines will be shipped up to December 20th. Shipping will occur on December 27th and 28th. Vaccines will not be shipped from December 29th through January 2, 2023. Regular vaccine shipments will resume on January 3, 2023.
The 2022-2023 flu pre-book opened in FL SHOTS on July 1, 2022. Only the enrollee, primary VFC coordinator or back-up VFC coordinator can enter the pre-book information into FL SHOTS. We recommend you review your administration data from the current flu season to determine the number of doses to pre-book for 2022-2023. Why should a provider pre-book flu doses? Pre-booking flu doses ensures that providers will begin receiving flu vaccine doses as soon as it is available to the VFC Program. Can a provider pick the brand of vaccine they prefer? No, providers will only be able to pre-book the number of single dose syringes (SDS), multi-dose vials (MDV) or single dose sprayers they need. Brand will be determined by the VFC program and availability. Which manufacturers will be available to providers? GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Sanofi Pasteur, AstraZeneca, and Seqirus flu vaccines will be provided for 2022-2023. The vaccine will ship as it becomes available to the VFC Program. Is Flu-Mist available for the 2022-2023 flu season? Yes, Flu-Mist is available for pre-book. Access guide with instructions on how pre-book vaccine in English and Spanish.