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Add a Historical Vaccine

Historical vaccines that are added to Immunizations can be differentiated from non-historical vaccines in that they will appear in the list with a month and year only under the Administered column.


Navigate to Patient Chart / Immunizations

  1. Enter the first 2–3 letters of the patient's name in the top search box.
  2. Click to select the patient from the auto-populated results. The patient's chart opens.
  3. Click Immunizations in the left menu. The Immunizations page opens.

Add a Historical Vaccine

  1. Click + Vaccine at the top right. A details page opens.
  2. Click Add historical.
  3. Enter information for administering the vaccine and click Save when finished.
  • Vaccine: Enter the first 3 letters of the vaccine. Select the vaccine from the auto-populated results.
  • Type: Select the Type from the drop-down menu.
  • Date: Select the month and year the vaccine was administered.
  • Number in Series: Enter the number of the vaccine series, if known.
  • Provider: Enter the provider who administered the vaccine, if known.
  • Source of Information: Select the source from which the historical information was received.
  • Comments: Enter any comments, if desired.


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