Resources & Guidance

HPV Protein
  1. Resources about where to get HPV vaccine
    1. All kids without private insurance covered by Medicaid
    2. If practice doesn't take VFC go to Health Dept.
    3. Vaccine Information Statement for the HPV Vaccine (PDF).
    4. Flyers and posters
  2. Current ACIP recommendation (PDF)
    1. Change in schedule (2 dose series if before 14, PDF). 
    2. 2 dose decision tree of giving vaccine (PDF)
    3. HPV vaccine information for clinician (PDF).
  3. Become a Vaccine For Children (VFC) Provider
    1. Why Join?
      1. You can provide all ACIP-recommended vaccines to your eligible patients.
      2. It will enhance your ability to provide government purchased vaccine to your eligible patients and reduces your out of pocket costs. 
    2. Steps:
      1. Contact the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (SCDHEC) at the address included below
        Division of Immunization and Prevention
        SC Department of Health and Environmental Control Mills/Jarrett Complex
        Post Office Box 101106
        Columbia, SC 29211
        (803) 898-0460 or (800) 27-SHOTS (outside of the Columbia area)
      2. Ask for a Provider Enrollment Package to be mailed to you.
      3. Complete the States Provider Enrollment form and return them as soon as possible.
      4. Prepare your office and staff for a site visit to go over the administrative requirements of the program and to ensure proper storage and handling of vaccines when you receive them.
      5. Let your patients know you are now a VFC Provider.
    3. Specific Financial Incentives
      1. VFC allows you to charge an administrative fee to offset your costs of doing business.
      2. Participating in VFC reduces your out of pocket costs because you don't have to buy vaccine for your eligible patients with your own money.
      3. VFC will save your eligible patients money because the vaccines are provided at no cost.
  4. Additional Links
    1. Why Join and How to Become a VFC Provider.
    2. 2019 – 2020 South Carolina State Vaccine Program Protocol (PDF).
    3. Adult Immunizations.