Resources for Healthcare Personnel Administering Vaccines

This is a partner post from the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.

Proper vaccine administration is critical to ensure that vaccination is safe and effective. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Colorado Immunization Branch (CIB) recommend that all healthcare personnel who administer vaccines receive comprehensive, competency-based training on vaccine administration policies and procedures BEFORE administering vaccines. Comprehensive, skills-based training should be integrated into existing new staff orientation and annual vaccination education updates. The following are training resources for those administering vaccine: 

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact CDPHE’s immunization branch at 303-692-2700 or

1 Healthcare Providers/Professionals Vaccine Administration. (2018, May 16). Retrieved from