Arizona Immunization Program
Yellow Fever Vaccine
Yellow Fever vaccine is required by International Health Regulations to be administered only in a certified Yellow Fever Vaccination Center (YFVC). The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), Immunization Program Office, is the entity that certifies YFVCs in Arizona. ADHS reports their current YFVCs to the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) who maintain a national registry of these centers. Physicians, nurse practitioners, county health departments, and pharmacies can apply to request certification as a Yellow Fever Vaccine Center.
For further guidance or questions please contact the ADHS Yellow Fever Program at 602-364-3630.
To begin the certification process for your center, choose the appropriate link below.
Please download and complete each form with the appropriate information. Once completed you can return them via email to Yellow Fever Program or by fax, to Yellow Fever Vaccine Coordinator 602-364-3285.
Guidelines for Certification
Information for Travelers
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What is yellow fever?
Yellow fever is a disease found in certain areas of South America and Africa. It is caused by a virus that is spread by mosquito bites. Symptoms include fever, chills, headache, backache and muscle aches. About 15% of people who get infected with the yellow fever virus will develop a life threatening illness.
Who needs the yellow fever vaccine?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); travelers to certain parts of South America and Africa are at risk for yellow fever. Visit CDC Yellow Fever for more information, recommendations and tips for prevention of this travel related disease.
Looking for a yellow fever vaccine provider in Arizona?
There are many certified yellow fever providers in Arizona. The most current and up to date list can be found on CDC.