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This resource, developed by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, was created to help health care providers understand when to use the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS). Topics include:

  • When, by law, providers are required to report adverse events to VAERS
  • When providers are encouraged to report adverse events to VAERS
  • Reporting requirements for COVID-19

Intended Audience

Provided by
Data Validation and Administrative (DVA) Contractor