Doctors’ offices and clinics are working extra hard to make sure you can safely visit them for immunizations and other care. The vast majority of kids don’t get any side effects from the MMR vaccine, and it's much safer than the diseases it prevents.
The MMR vaccine is an important part of your child’s regular immunization schedule. Crossing off this to-do item will help ease your mind knowing you’re protecting your child from measles, mumps, and rubella.
Medicaid, CHP+, and most private health insurers cover the full cost of the MMR vaccine; you don’t have to pay anything at health care providers that accept your health plan. Even if you don’t have coverage, eligible families can get free immunizations at Vaccines for Children (VFC) providers.
If you don’t have insurance coverage, eligible families can get free immunizations at certain providers.
Important facts for your family
The MMR vaccine is safe, effective, and important for your child