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Then, healthcare providers who have a formal written agreement with the IIS add immunization information to the system. The Child Profile Health Promotion System also uses the public information from the birth certificate to send a series of 17 age-specific mailings, from birth to age six.
The mailings focus on health, development, safety, well-child visits, and immunizations. A parent can call WithinReach at to get off the mailing list. They can also record immunizations given to their patients. The best way to keep track of your child's immunizations is to get an immunization card from your doctor, nurse, or clinic. If you don't already have one, call the Family Health Hotline at to request a card. Take it to every checkup so it can be marked with the vaccines your child gets.
Keep it in a safe place. The IIS also helps you keep track of immunizations. Check with your doctor or nurse to see if they participate in the system. If you don't want your child's immunizations entered into the IIS, talk with your doctor or nurse.
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