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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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Frequently Asked Questions

Storage & Handling

Vaccine Storage Units

Participating providers agree to store all VFC-supplied vaccines in vaccine refrigerators and freezers that meet California VFC Program requirements. Adherence to storage and handing requirements is certified as part of annual provider recertification and during both routine and unannounced site visits conducted by VFC Field Representatives.

The California VFC Program does not endorse or recommend specific products. Providers may purchase any vaccine storage units that meet California VFC Program requirements outlined below.

If you are unclear about vaccine storage unit requirements, contact your VFC Field Representative prior to making a purchase.


Show Types and Grades

Show Refrigerator Specifications

Show Acceptable Vaccine Refrigerators

Show Freezer Specifications

Show Acceptable Vaccine Freezers

Show Unacceptable Vaccine Storage Units

Show Purchasing and Placement Considerations

Show Configuring Units for Vaccine Storage


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