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Recent Vaccines For Children (VFC) Posts

Data Quality, Reports

Let Florida SHOTS help you reconcile VFC Inventory

Vaccines for Children (VFC) participants can access the Shots Recorded Report that provides a list of vaccinations recorded corresponding to the VFC PIN. This report used on an ongoing basis can assist in ensuring that VFC vaccines are accounted for in Florida SHOTS and avoid inventory discrepancies.  Access our step-by-step guide on how to generate the report HERE. Also available in Spanish.

Training, Vaccines For Children (VFC)

LIVE Webinar: Annual Re-Enrollment for VFC Program

Providers enrolled with the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program need to complete the annual re-enrollment within Florida SHOTS.  The enrolled provider, primary and secondary contact will receive a notification under the Florida SHOTS Task List within 60 days of re-enrollment due date.  During this webinar we will go over where to complete the required training, how to review the account information and complete the re-enrollment within Florida SHOTS. Click below to register! (EST) Tuesday, February 13, 12:30pm* Spanish Thursday, February 22, 12:00pm

Guides, Health Care Providers

2024 VFC Annual Reenrollment Training

The 2024 Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program Annual Provider Staff Training will consist of two of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) “You Call the Shots” interactive, web-based training courses. The enrollee, primary VFC coordinator, and back-up coordinator must each complete both trainings individually. Access instructions on how to complete. Also available in Spanish.

Health Care Providers, Vaccine Ordering

2023 Holiday VFC Vaccine Shipping and Ordering Schedule

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.

Health Care Providers, Training

Florida SHOTS Live Webinar: Reconciling Your VFC Inventory

Accurately maintaining your Vaccines for Children (VFC) inventory is vital to your participation in the program and avoid errors that could be costly for your practice. During this live webinar, we will demonstrate how to complete inventory adjustments to report wasted/expired vaccines, and generate the Shots Recorded Report to touch on the most common errors that cause inventory discrepancies.  Click on the below date (in EST) to register. Tuesday, December 12, 12:00pm

Health Care Providers, Training

Florida SHOTS Live Webinar: VFC Vaccine Order Overview

Whether you are new to placing Vaccines for Children (VFC) vaccines or just need a refresher, we've got you covered! During this webinar we will demonstrate an overview on how to place vaccine orders and review tools to assist with inventory reconciliation. Click on the below date (in EST) to register. Tuesday, November 14, 12:30pm* Spanish Wednesday, November 29 12:00pm

Data Quality, Health Care Providers

Guide to Assist in Managing VFC/VFC Vaccine Inventory

Vaccines for Children (VFC) and Vaccines for Adults Program participants can find instructions on how to maintain their vaccine inventory.  It includes how to receive pending receipts, complete inventory adjustment, request shipping label etc.  Download the PDF in English or download the PDF in Spanish.

COVID-19, Health Care Providers

COVID-19 Vaccines for 2023-2024

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.

Health Care Providers, Training

LIVE Webinar: Managing Expired/Wasted VFC Vaccines

Expired and wasted Vaccines for Children (VFC) vaccines need to be manually removed from your inventory and reported within Florida SHOTS. During this webinar, we will demonstrate how to complete inventory adjustment, report and request shipping label. We will also go over the Aging Vaccine Report that identifies vaccines that have expired or will be expiring soon. Click on the below date (in EST) to register. Thursday, October 5, 12:30pm Tuesday, October 10, 12:30pm* Spanish Wednesday, October 18, 12:00pm

Flu, Health Care Providers

VFC/VFA Flu Vaccine

Vaccines for Children/Vaccine for Adult providers may now place orders for flu vaccines within Florida SHOTS.