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Anthrax Resource Center

You will find on this page all of the resources you will need for the DOD Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program. More will be added as they are published or released.

Joint Knowledge Online Training Date
Anthrax and Anthrax Vaccine, Course Number DHA-US080. This course provides a comprehensive overview of anthrax and the vaccine to prevent it. Topics in this lesson include history of the anthrax disease, policies governing the vaccine program, clinical features of anthrax disease, anthrax vaccine, indications, contraindications and precautions for anthrax vaccination, storage and handling of anthrax vaccine, and vaccine administration. 1.5 hours. (CAC authentication required)
May 11, 2018
Vaccine Safety Date
Important information about social-media rumors regarding anthrax vaccine
July 17, 2019
Questions and Answers about Anthrax Vaccine and Squalene
April 24, 2018
Brochures Date
What You Need to Know About Anthrax Vaccine
February 2023
Vaccine Information Statements Date
Anthrax Vaccine: What You Need to Know
March 21, 2018
Package Inserts Date
BioThrax (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed)
Nov. 23, 2015
Cyfendus
Oct. 20, 2023
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Date
CDC Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Anthrax, 2023 Nov. 17, 2023
ACIP Recommendations on the use of anthrax vaccine
Dec. 13, 2019
DHA-IHD Information Papers Date
Anthrax Infections and Anthrax Vaccine
March 19, 2020
Anthrax Vaccine and Long-Term Health Concerns
April 24, 2018
When Pregnancy Is Discovered After Anthrax Vaccination
Oct. 23, 2018
Standing Orders Date
Standing Orders for Administering Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed (Adult)
June 2022
Policies Date
Department of Defense
Clarifying Guidance for Smallpox and Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Programs
Nov. 12, 2015
Department of Defense Participation in BioThrax Post-Licensure Requirements
April 14, 2011
Clinical Policy for the Administration of the Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed
July 31, 2009 
Assistance in Informing Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Program to Collect Plasma from Anthrax Vaccinees
Dec. 21, 2007
DoD Immunization Program for Biological Warfare Defense AFEB 2005-06
Aug. 22, 2005
Exception to Policy for Anthrax Vaccination of Forwarded Deployed Naval Forces and III Marine Expeditionary Force in the Resumption of the Anthrax Vaccination Program under the Emergency Use Authorization
Aug. 16, 2005
Implementation of Resumption of the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program under Emergency Use Authorization
April 29, 2005
Clarification of Service Responsibilities in Vaccinating Department of Defense Personnel and Dependents Assigned to Department of State Missions or Residing in High-Threat Areas
March 13, 2003
Vaccinating Department of Defense Personnel and Dependents Assigned to Department of State Missions in High-Threat Areas
Feb. 14, 2003
Anthrax and Smallpox Vaccination of Department of Defense Personnel and Dependents
Feb. 14, 2003
Total Force Personnel Policy for Administrative Exemptions from the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program
March 6, 2000
Anthrax Vaccine and Blood Donations
Jan. 20, 1998
Air Force
ALMAJCOM SG CHANGE IN ADMINISTRATION ROUTE AND DOSING SCHEDULE FOR THE ANTHRAX VACCINE ADSORBED
Jan. 14, 2009
ALMAJCOM IMPLEMENTATION OF MANDATORY ANTHRAX VACCINE IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM
Feb. 16, 2007
Coast Guard
ALCOAST ANTHRAX VACCINE CHANGE IN ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION AND IN DOSING SCHEDULE
Jan. 5, 2009
Coast Guard Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program
Sept. 10, 2007
Slowdown of the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program
June 8, 2001
Marine Corps
MARADMIN ANTHRAX VACCINE IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM UPDATE
Aug. 10, 2011
Navy
BUMED CLINICAL POLICY FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ANTHRAX VACCINE ADSORBED UPDATE
Nov. 5, 2009
Last Updated: February 08, 2024
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