Vaccines & Immunizations
Recommended vaccines protect you and your loved ones from many different diseases including whooping cough, measles, hepatitis B, chickenpox, and influenza.
Many of these illnesses are commonly thought of as childhood diseases, but may also occur in adolescent or adult years. For more information about immunizations, talk to your doctor or call the Department of Health Immunization Branch at 586-8300. Calls from the neighbor islands are toll-free at 1-800-933-4832.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Immunization Champion Award is an annual award that recognizes individuals who make a significant contribution toward improving public health through their work in childhood immunization. Each year, a CDC Immunization Champion is selected from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Read more
The HPV Vaccine Is Cancer Prevention Champion is an annual award given jointly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Cancer Society (ACS), and Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI). This award recognizes clinicians, clinics, practices, groups, and health systems that are going above and beyond to foster HPV vaccination among adolescents in their communities. Read more
Last reviewed April 2019