Get vaccinated Getting the right vaccines (shots) helps protect you, your family, and your community from getting sick. Get the vaccines your child needs to start school Find out what vaccines are required for your child to attend any public, private, or parochial school in Philadelphia. Get vaccinated (if you don’t have health insurance) If you don’t have health insurance, you can get vaccines (shots) through the Vaccines For Adults At Risk (VFAAR) program. Get vaccinated (if you have health insurance) If you have health insurance, it's easy and often free to get the immunizations you need to protect yourself from dangerous diseases. Get your annual flu shot Get a flu shot so you don't pass it on to people who are more vulnerable than you are. Vaccinate your child Protect your children from these diseases by making sure that they are up-to-date on their vaccinations (shots). Get travel vaccinations Information on how to get the vaccinations you might need if you're traveling to another country.