Nevada Immunization Program (NSIP)

The major objectives of the Nevada State Immunization Program (NSIP) are to work with state and county health agencies and the private medical community to promote immunizations among infants, children and adults; to respond to vaccine preventable disease outbreaks; to develop and promote maternal and adult immunization education programs; to develop and enforce state immunization and vaccine preventable disease regulations and laws; to provide immunization education to health care professionals and consumers; to develop and implement systems to assess immunization levels; to conduct immunization audits of county health districts, public health clinics and private physicians who administer state-supplied vaccine; and to prevent the transmission of hepatitis B in Nevada through the Perinatal and Universal Hepatitis B Prevention Programs.