Antonio getting a flu shot

What We Do

Quarterly Membership Meetings

ICDC meets quarterly on the last Friday of the month.  Meetings include a featured speaker on topics of interest to local immunization professionals, plus an opportunity for networking and sharing of strategies.  For information about attending an upcoming meeting, contact info@icdc.us.

DC Immunization Conference

Our annual Conference features noted national and local immunization experts.  Nurses, doctors, clinic and office staff and other health professionals are the key audience for this day of education and networking.  The one-day Conference is packed with sessions designed to update participants on key issues impacting the world of immunization, both across the country and in the DC area.

DC Schools Immunization Appreciation Luncheon

Sponsored by ICDC in cooperation with the Immunization Division at the DC Department of Health, the Luncheon honors the efforts of school nurses and other health staff to immunize our city’s children.  Nurses and health staff from public, private, charter and parochial schools who have achieved an immunization rate of 90% or greater for at least one month of the last school year are invited to attend.

Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program Providers Event

This annual event honors Vaccines for Children program providers with high immunization rates.

Vote & Vax

ICDC works with Coalition members to sponsor flu immunization clinics at polling places on Election Day.  Vote & Vax events were hosted during the 2008 and 2012 Presidential elections.

Head Start & Licensed Child Development Centers Appreciation Event

This event honors those Head Start and Licensed Child Development Center managers who have succeeded in bringing the immunization coverage rates of their respective facilities to a 100 percent coverage level.

Who We Are

The Immunization Coalition of Washington, DC (ICDC) represents the combined forces of the former childhood and adult immunization coalitions of the District of Columbia. Our mission is to improve the health of families in the District of Columbia by promoting linkages to immunization services across the lifespan by linking healthcare providers, patients, payers and community organizations with education, resources, and technical support and through partnerships with regional groups.