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ImmTrac Facts

ImmTrac is the Texas immunization registry, a free service from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). It is a secure, confidential registry that stores children’s, adults, Texas first responders’, and first responder family members’ vaccine information electronically in one centralized system.

ImmTrac contains over 73 million immunization records for more than 5.8 million Texans. This valuable information comes from a variety of sources including private health-care providers, public health clinics; Medicaid claims administrators, the Bureau of Vital Statistics (VSU), and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) clinics. Regardless of the number of sources, each client’s immunization information is consolidated into one electronic record.

Individuals who were clients as children will have the opportunity to maintain their childhood immunizations in ImmTrac. From age 18 to 19 they may sign an ImmTrac Adult Consent Form to retain their immunization information in the registry. After their 19th birthday, that information, by law, will be permanently purged. The consent form is found on the Texas Department of State and Health Services ImmTrac Website, . For more information, contact Jacqueline Walker, Waco-McLennan County Public Health District at 254-750-5461.