Your vaccination record sometimes called your immunization record provides a history of all the vaccines you received as a child and adult. This record may be required for certain jobs, travel abroad, or school registration. Unfortunately, there is no national organization that maintains vaccination records. The CDC does not have this information. The records that exist are the ones you or your parents were given when the vaccines were administered and the ones in the medical record of the doctor or clinic where the vaccines were given.
The Mississippi Child Immunization Act of established a centralized registry to be operated by the Department of Health for health care providers to report all childhood immunizations given in the state. The goal of the Mississippi State Department of Health, Immunization Program is to insure that accurate and valid immunization data is available to health care providers, parents, and others who have a legitimate and tangible interest in immunization information. How the Registry works Registry entries are submitted from private and public health care providers. If you receive an immunization from one of our public health clinics, it is recorded for you in the Registry.
AIR is the national immunisation register administered by Medicare Australia and records all vaccinations for adults, adolescents and children in Australia. It is essential that immunisations are reported accurately and at the time they occur. Errors and delays can lead to:. Information for individuals about your vaccination records. Under the Public Health Act , recognised immunisation providers can give parents a letter which is recognised as an immunisation history statement by early childhood education and care ECEC services.
Immunizations are an important part of your health record. It is important to keep a copy of your own record and your child's record. If you are seeing a new healthcare provider, you will need immunization records to ensure you receive proper medical care. Providers usually count only those immunizations that are documented on a written record or available on a local computerized immunization information system. Unfortunately, no national organization maintains this information.