GUIDELINES & REQUIREMENTS
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Anyone who is partaking in the VFC program is recommended a purchase a medical grade refrigerator rather than just use a household-style refrigerator.
 
The problem with household grade refrigerators is that the temperature inside them is not consistent amongst other drawbacks.
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 CDC Storage Guidelines
 
 
 The CDC seeks to protect patients and avoid the need to replace expensive vaccines do to careless vaccine storafe practices.
 
Their “Vaccine Storage & Handling Toolkit.” helps safeguard the vaccine supply, and sets out the mandates and storage guidelines for vaccines.
 
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Vaccines are to be stored very specific temperatures:
Majority of Vaccines need to be stored between 35F and 46F (2C and 8C). With a preferred temperature of 40F (5C)