COVID-19 Vaccine Training and Education Resources for Providers

These resources help providers navigate the vast amount of available COVID-19 information.

Information on COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccination is rapidly emerging. Previously printed or viewed information may be outdated, so always confirm you have the most up-to-date information. 

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COVID-19 vaccine trainings

CDC Training and Education

The CDC Training and Education webpage contains resources to help providers meet core competencies.

Training Required by Professional Qualification

COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Competencies Assessment Form


COVID-19 vaccine resources

CDC COVID-19 Gateway Pages

There are two main CDC gateway pages that feature information for healthcare professionals and the public.

CDC Interim Clinical Considerations for Use of COVID-19 Vaccines Currently Approved or Authorized in the United States

U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Product Information

These links provide vaccine-specific information, including EUAs, storage and handling info, standing orders, prevaccination screening forms, preparation and administration summaries, infographics, and more.




Vaccination Clinic Planning

Vaccine Recipient Education

Vaccine Confidence

Vaccine Safety

Special Populations

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination

Fertility, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

COVID-19 Vaccines for Specific Groups of People

Vaccine Storage and Handling

DPH Vaccine Management Unit 

Phone: 617-983-6828
Fax: 617-983-6924

Massachusetts Immunization Information System (MIIS) Resources

MIIS Help Desk
Fax: 617-983-4301 

Find additional information for MIIS providers.


DPH provides a Vaccine Clinic Management (VCM) system, free of charge, to health departments and other organizations including EMS, VNAs, Community Health Centers, schools and other entities which provide vaccines to the public.

The specific VCM system that DPH uses is Color. This system enables scheduling and registration, as well as the automatic transmission of vaccination records to the MIIS and the single designated third-party billing service used by the Department.

If you have a question about whether your organization can use Color, you can email

Date published: February 3, 2022
Last updated: June 23, 2022