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Phone: 1-877-243-8832
Business hours:
Monday - Thursday: 9 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 9 am – 4 pm
Fax: 1-877-329-9832

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Order Processing Updates:

There are currently no delays in the processing of federally-supplied vaccine requests. Received requests are promptly reviewed, approved and processed by the VFC Program’s Customer Service Center. However, there is a backlog of orders at McKesson, starting with orders approved after September 8, 2022. Please be patient as they work through the high volume of orders. Check back here for updates as we monitor the situation.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UPS has temporarily adjusted their signature guidelines for all shipments within the United States.  Signatures may not be required, meaning vaccine orders may be left unattended at provider offices or delivered.

 

Regular Vaccine Supply Information:

As of June 2, 2022, Menactra has been discontinued and is no longer available. However, Menveo and MenQuadfi are available to order.

As of April 22, 2022, both adult Hepatitis A presentations, Havrix Syringes and VAQTA Syringes, are now available.
 

As of April 18, 2022, Pneumococcal 20-valent (Prevnar 20) is now available.

 

Influenza Vaccine Supply Information: 

September 15, 2022: The California Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program continues processing influenza vaccine orders for products that are currently available at McKesson. Percentages of initial orders are listed below. Orders were processed on Friday, September 9, for shipments arriving the week of September 12.

IMPORTANT: If your clinic will be closed, please notify the VFC Program immediately at 1-877-243-8832 to prevent any shipping incidents that could lead to vaccine waste.

Products Dose Volume Age Group Currently available?
Fluarix® pre-filled syringes, GSK 0.5 mL 6 months-18 years

Orders of 100 doses or less have already shipped in full.

Orders over 100 doses: the remaining 60% of initial order will be shipped.

Flucelvax® pre-filled syringes, Seqirus 0.5 mL 6 months-18 years

Orders of 100 doses or less have already shipped in full.

Orders over 100 doses: the remaining 50% of initial order will be shipped.

FluLaval® pre-filled syringes, GSK 0.5 mL 6 months-18 years

Orders of 100 doses or less have already shipped in full.

Orders over 100 doses: an additional 20% of initial order will be shipped.

Fluzone® pre-filled syringes, Sanofi 0.5 mL 6 months-18 years

Orders of 100 doses or less have already shipped in full.

Orders over 100 doses: an additional 50% of initial order will be shipped.

FluMist® pre-filled syringes, AstraZeneca 0.2 mL 2 years-18 years No

Subsequent shipments for the remaining balance of shipped orders will be automatically processed as soon as additional vaccine doses become available

PREVENT DELAYS:

  • Log-in to your MyVFCVaccines account to verify that your clinic’s hours of operation are updated. This ensures a timely delivery of your vaccine shipments and prevents undeliverable shipment attempts which may lead to vaccine being spoiled.