Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis vaccines

8. The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program is a federal program that helps pay for the care of those seriously injured by vaccines.

For details call l-800-338-2382 or visit the program's website

9. How can I learn more?

  • Ask your doctor or nurse. They can give you the vaccine package insert or suggest other sources of information.
  • Call your local or state health department. They can give you the Parents Guide to Childhood Immunization or other information.
  • Contact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
    • Call 1-800-232-2522 or 1-888-443-7232 (English)
    • Call 1-800-232-0233 (Español)
    • Visit the CDC website at http://www.cdc.gov/nip

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Immunization Program
DTP/DTaP/DT (8/ 1 S/97)
Vaccine Information Statement
42 U.S.C. 300aa-26

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