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Kentucky Immunization Program

Immunization Regulation, Certificates, and Registry Access

Amended Immunization Regulation

Effective June 21, 2017, 902 KAR 2:060 was amended.  Please see the summary of recent changes for more information.


Immunization Certificates
(Effective June 2017)

Commonwealth of Kentucky Certificate of Immunization Status (Effective June 2017)

Commonwealth of Kentucky Parent or Guardian's Declination on Religious Grounds to Required Immunizations (Effective June 2017)


Frequently Asked Questions

The Kentucky Immunization Program has received many questions about the recent changes to the Kentucky Immunization Regulation. Here are answers for some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  For further questions, please contact the KY Immunization Program.   


Immunization Registry Access

Visit KYIR for more information about the Kentucky Immunization Registry.

Kentucky Immunization Program

The Kentucky Immunization Program works to provide services aimed at preventing and reducing the risk and incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases for all Kentuckians.

Vision:  Living free of vaccine-preventable diseases

Mission:  Prevent, promote and protect through education and collaboration to eliminate vaccine-preventable diseases in Kentucky

Guiding Principles: 

  • Dedication
  • Knowledge
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Compassion
  • Teamwork

Services Include:

  • Providing vaccines to Vaccines for Children-enrolled health care providers at no cost
  • Enforcing school and child care immunization regulations
  • Providing immunization education and training for health care providers and the general public
  • Coordinating surveillance and control efforts for vaccine-preventable diseases
  • Promoting vaccine safety
  • Developing effective partnerships
  • Supporting efforts to increase vaccinations for all Kentuckians
For Parents and the General Public

This section contains information aimed at the general public regarding immunization recommendations across the lifespan. This includes immunization basics, immunization schedules and recommendations, school entrance requirements and where to obtain immunizations. 


This section contains information regarding influenza, including who is at risk, where to obtain the flu vaccine and seasonal influenza updates.

For Health Care Professionals

This section contains information aimed at health care providers, public health employees and other health workers. This includes information regarding the Vaccines for Children Program, immunization registry updates, vaccine information, educational materials and program news updates.


Kentucky Annual School Immunization Surveys

Kentucky Immunization Registry

          Last Updated 11/27/2017