Who We Are
As Immunization Ambassadors, we’re viewed as community partners supporting public health through vaccinations.
How We Serve
Through support and promotion of programs and services to their specific audiences, our Immunization Ambassadors serve critically important roles as local coordinators, partners, facilitators and leaders. For DSHS Immunization Unit, our primary goal is to eliminate the spread of vaccine preventable diseases by increasing vaccine coverage for Texans, raise awareness of the diseases that vaccines prevent, and educate the public about vaccine safety.
Who Can Be an Ambassador?
We seek Immunization Ambassadors who work in these areas.
Becoming an Immunization Ambassador has the following benefits:
- Support public health programs in your area;
- Receive immunization news and requirement updates;
- Expand your program’s reach through community partnerships.
To learn more about the Immunization Ambassadors program, contact us. We will put you in contact with a program organizer in your community.
Additional Tools & Resources
- Responsible Entities’ Communications and Partnerships Reference Guide
- DSHS Immunization Ambassador Toolkit
For more information about Observances and Partnerships, please see the DSHS Immunization Contractors Guide for Local Health Departments and the additional resources listed below:
National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)
- National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)
- CDC Recognized Vaccine Events
- Texas Immunization Partnerships and Coalitions
- Texas Immunization Stakeholder Working Group (TISWG)
- Five Communications Ideas (AIM) (PDF)
- Five Communications Ideas Participant Packet (AIM) (PDF)
- The Immunization Partnership Presentation (PDF)