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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 (AVIP). More will be added as they are published or released.

Joint Knowledge Online (JKO) 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 recent social-media rumors April 24, 2018
Questions and Answers about Anthrax Vaccine and Squalene April 24, 2018
Brochures Date 
What You Need to Know About Anthrax Vaccine March 28, 2017
Vaccine Information Statements Date 
Anthrax Vaccine: What You Need to Know March 10, 2010
Package Inserts Date 
BioThrax (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed) November 23, 2015
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Date 
ACIP Recommendations on the use of anthrax vaccine December 22, 2014
DHA-IHB Information Papers Date 
Anthrax Vaccine and Long-Term Health Concerns April 24, 2018
Anthrax Infections and Anthrax Vaccine October 26, 2018

When Pregnancy Is Discovered After Anthrax Vaccination

October 23, 2018
Standing Orders Date 
Standing Orders for Administering BioThrax Anthrax Vaccine to Adults October 2018
Policies Date 
Department of Defense
Clarifying Guidance for Smallpox and Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Programs
November 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 December 21, 2007 
DoD Immunization Program for Biological Warfare Defense AFEB 2005-06
August 22, 2005
Exception to Policy for Anthrax Vaccination of Forwarded Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) and III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF) in the Resumption of the Anthrax Vaccination Program (AVIP) under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) August 16, 2005
Implementation of Resumption of the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program (AVIP) under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) April 29, 2005
Clarification of Service Responsibilities in Vaccinating Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel and Dependents Assigned to Department of State (DoS) Missions or Residing in High-Threat Areas
March 13, 2003
Vaccinating Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel and Dependents Assigned to Department of State (DoS) Missions in High-Threat Areas
February 14, 2003
Anthrax and Smallpox Vaccination of Department of Defense Personnel and Dependents
February 14, 2003
Total Force Personnel Policy for Administrative Exemptions from the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program (AVIP) March 6, 2000
Anthrax Vaccine and Blood Donations January 20, 1998
Air Force
ALMAJCOM SG CHANGE IN ADMINISTRATION ROUTE AND DOSING SCHEDULE FOR THE ANTHRAX VACCINE ADSORBED January 14, 2009 
ALMAJCOM IMPLEMENTATION OF MANDATORY ANTHRAX VACCINE IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM February 16, 2007
Army

MMQC-17-1787 Cessation of Mandatory Anthrax and Smallpox Vaccinations for Routine Adult Immunization Medical Readiness

June 7, 2018
Coast Guard
ALCOAST ANTHRAX VACCINE CHANGE IN ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION AND IN DOSING SCHEDULE January 5, 2009
Coast Guard Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program September 10, 2007
Slowdown of the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program June 8, 2001
Marine Corps
MARADMIN ANTHRAX VACCINE IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM UPDATE August 10, 2011
Navy
BUMED CLINICAL POLICY FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ANTHRAX VACCINE ADSORBED UPDATE November 5, 2009
COMING SOON
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  August 1, 2017
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  August 1, 2017

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