Immunization Requirements and Resources
The State of Alaska requires all children who attend Alaska public/private schools, certified preschools, and licensed child care facilities be immunized. Immunization laws and regulations are measures used for the prevention and control of epidemics and the spread of infectious disease. The Fairbanks North Star Bourough School District strictly enforces the "No Shots - No School" policy in accordance with state regulations.
Alaska is a member of the The Interstate Compact on Educational opportunity for Military Children.family members of active duty military are given 30 days to produce official immunization records before being considered non-compliant.
Homeless students are given up to 30 days to obtain official immunization records. The Guidelines for Provisional Enrollment for Homeless Students without Proof of Immunizations gives detailed information.
Children in Alaska may receive vaccines at no cost to them from medical providers enrolled to receive vaccines through the Alaska Immunization Program. Medical Providers are not permitted to change the cost of vaccines they receive through the Alaska Immunization Program. However, they may bill for administration and/or visit fees and vaccine they privately purchase. Click here to view the vaccine administration fees.
Local Immunization Opportunities
Your Family Provider can administer all needed vaccinations as well as provide a vaccination record.
All Local Pharmacies provide childhood vaccinations.
Bassett Army Community Hospital Immunization Department hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00am to 11:00am and 1:00pm to 3:00pm, Thursday from 8:00am to 11:00am. These are walk-in hours, but they also take scheduled appointments which are seen first. To schedule an appointment, please call (907) 361-5456 or if you need an updated copy of your child's vaccination record, please come in and fill out a How May I Help You Form. If you would like to speak to the OIC, contact Melanie at (907) 361-5245.
Eielson AFB 354th Medical Group Immunization Clinic, Immunization Clinic walk-in hours are Monday thru Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm. Closed the third Thursday of every month until 1:00pm for training and closed every Thursday afternoon from 12:00am- 4:30pm. for Allergy/Small pox vaccinations. The Immunization Clinic can additionally be reached at (907) 377-6659.
Fairbanks Public Health offers a vaccine clinic on every 3rd Thursday of the month from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at The North Pole Fire Department, 110 Lewis Street, North Pole, AK.
Fairbanks Public Health offers daily appointments for vaccinations. Call (907) 452-1776.