Vaccines for Children Program Vaccines for Children Program



Welcome to the Chicago Vaccines for Children (VFC) HAN page!  This is your one-stop-shop for information, resources, VFC policies, and frequently-requested paperwork.  

VFC Eligibility VFC Eligibility

Children 18 years old and younger are eligibile for VFC vaccine if they are one or more of the following:

  • Medicaid eligible
  • Uninsured
  • American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Underinsured (i.e. health insurance doesn't cover immunization) - only at FQHC's and CDPH's walk-in clinics
VFC Program Enrollment & Annual Re-Enrollment VFC Program Enrollment & Annual Re-Enrollment

Are you or a provider you know interested in joining the VFC program? Send us an email at and we will send you a new enrollment package!

Each year in March/April, VFC providers need to re-enroll. In 2019, follow these steps to re-enroll your clinic in the program.

VFC News Bulletins VFC News Bulletins
I-CARE Basics I-CARE Basics
I-CARE is Illinois' immunization registry - please input vaccinations for all your patients, not just VFC patients!
How to enroll in I-CARE
How to order vaccine

Contact Us! Contact Us!

VFC Program Manager:  Felicia Fredricks

VFC Vaccine Manager:  Kevin Hansen


VFC Management Unit Phone:  312-746-5385

VFC Program Contact List

VFC Tools and Policies VFC Tools and Policies

Vaccine Management Tools
Emergency and Routine Vaccine Handling Protocol
Temperature Excursion Protocol (consider printing and posting on your fridge and/or freezer)
Vaccine Return Form
Expiring Vaccine and Vaccine Return Protocol

Vaccine Management Policies
Restitution Policy
Fraud and Abuse Policy

Training Training

Regional Meetings (click here to register!


4/11/19: Wright College 
4/24/19: Truman College 
5/1/19: Arturo Velasquez 
5/8/19: Wright College 
5/15/19: Daley College 
5/29/19: Malcolm X College 
VFC Training (click here to register!)
Check out our Eventbrite for upcoming events!

Digital Data Loggers (DDL's) and VTMC Cloud Digital Data Loggers (DDL's) and VTMC Cloud