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Vaccine Study Center

​​​For Research Participants and Families

Information for research participants and families

If you or a member of your family is participating in one of our clinical studies, we extend warm thanks for helping us advance scientific understanding of the safety and efficacy of vaccines.

Over the years, vaccines have prevented a huge number of illnesses and deaths. At the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, we are thrilled to help develop new vaccines and conduct studies to ensure that vaccines are, and remain, safe. Your participation in this research helps maintain the health of our members, our nation, and the world. We deeply appreciate your commitment.

Questions and Answers

Q. How can I contact my study nurse?

A. You can find contact information for your study nurse in the materials you received about the study.

Q. What should I do if I think my child is having a bad reaction to an immunization?

A. During business hours, please call the study nurse at the number you received in the study materials. She will arrange appropriate care. After hours, on weekends and on holidays, please call your advice nurse. After you have spoken with the advice nurse, please also leave a message for your study nurse, who will contact you for further follow-up on the next business day. ​