I just finished watching Barbara Loe Fisher's Nuremberg to California… Why Informed Consent Matters in the 21st Century video on Dr. Mercola’s website and it affected me incredibly. The historical, philosophical, and sociological backdrop blended with the ethical questions and your personal story was compelling. Thanks to the NVIC for their inspired work on this vital issue. Speaking out of this topic is incredibly brave. Barbara's delivery and demeanor on the very loaded subject matter is spot on. Thanks to her for her tireless work. I became a mother almost six years ago and the question of vaccination plagued me. I found information through the National Vaccine Info Center that thankfully educated me to wait and research further before having my son vaccinated. My decision has caused much controversy within my family and has received some harsh scrutiny from our former pediatrician’s office. I now understand first hand how much backbone it takes to speak out on this issue and you are an inspiration to women like myself who only want to protect our children's' health and futures.Thoughtfully presented information like in this video, provides an opportunity for those that innocently follow the advice of their doctor’s to actually hear another perspective and consider.In gratitude! Take the 45 minutes and watch.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNfDneO5RGI
I first met Barbara Loe Fisher while attending Life Chiropractic College in 1993. I attended one of her lectures and have been inspired to research vaccines ever since. I Thank her from the bottom of my heart for all her hard work and dedication in educating people about vaccines.
My number one GO TO resource for the most current information in legislative happenings and vaccine data. I trust NVICs experience, knowledge and positioning regarding informed consent among many key values they carry into the population. They are an information portal bursting with relevant, fact driven information. I’m grateful for their efforts in saving our children.
As a volunteer who wants to protect our health freedom, I can honestly say that doing so would not be possible without the help of the NVIC. This organization is made up of women who inspire me every day, and I have come to admire them greatly. Any time I have needed guidance or an answer to a question, they have been there for me without hesitation. These women work tirelessly to help volunteers like myself, as well as anyone looking for answers regarding health laws. The NVIC website is a one stop shop for all things legislative to help people find their local representatives and keep track of current and upcoming bills that could impend on our freedom. The site also includes information that is vital in helping parents make an informed decision regarding vaccination. I am so thankful for this priceless resource and the incredible people that represent the NVIC.
I contacted the National Vaccine Information Center seeking information concerning doctors in the Springfield Va area that would take unvaccinated children as patients. They were so helpful with several resources to help my daughter find a doctor. I was also pleased at how quickly the responded to our inquiry. It is great to have such a professional informative nonprofit to reach out to for information concerning vaccines.
I found your website after searching for information on vaccine exemptions in my state. WOW! This was SO helpful!
I took some time to look through your site and was thrilled to find referenced and accurate information on vaccines. I learned so much from your site and will be recommending it to my friends.
I am concerned with the ingredients in vaccines. Doctors usually give you the package insert AFTER your child has been vaccinated that details the possible side effects. I really appreciate the "Vaccine Ingredient Calculator" on NVIC's website. It helps vaccine consumers become educated BEFORE they go the doctor. Especially with newly censored internet content, NVIC will continually be a mainstay of information for those looking to make informed decisions about vaccines. I read the articles that NVIC publishes about vaccine information. It is important for Americans to have and exercise their right to informed medical decisions. NVIC is working tirelessly to preserve that right. Thank you!
It is an honor to share how NVIC has assisted our family in making informed health care choices. Three of our four children have experienced severe reactions to immunizations, and NVIC has been a beacon of truth and well-researched, practical information. We highly value their practical, clear-minded content and are grateful for their positive perspective on parental rights and informed consent. Having lived and served overseas for many years with the US military, we treasure NVIC’s influence around the world in countries dominated by government-controlled health care. Thank you, NVIC, for continuing to protect the blessed freedom of choice we enjoy as American citizens.
Regardless of what a person's political beliefs are, if they live in America they know very well that pharmaceutical companies have released a great deal of most untrustworthy scientific literature about the safety and efficacy of their products. Vaccines are pharmaceutical products (!), yet the trend has been for each of these companies to be regarded by the totality of the general public as “the devil himself” when it comes to pills and to be regarded as angels when it comes to shots. I am a direct relative of a medical doctor who founded what is today one of the largest charities in the world, which has given untold numbers of vaccines around the world in an effort to eradicate infectious diseases. My relative could not have known about the problems with vaccines then, but we don't have that excuse today and that is partly because of the efforts of NVIC. I can tell readers plainly that vaccine manufacturing has *long* been one of the most dishonest industries in human history and that the government agencies promoting the shots in concert with that industry have done more than their share of regularly lying to the public.
The 1979 CBS 60 Minutes segment on the 1976 Swine Flu vaccine disaster was an excellent example of real journalism; I believe the mainstream news did that sort of thing infrequently then and never in more recent years. The industry knew that neurological injuries would result and released the shot anyway. That formula (foreknowledge of neurological damage → callous release of the product) has been repeated so many times in America that we are now reaching the point where the nation can be considered very significantly crippled by that factor alone.
Now here's another picture of honesty (I'm truly not being sarcastic) from the June 1st 1984 issue of the Federal Register, daily journal of the US government, regarding the live oral polio vaccine:
“However, although the continued availability of the vaccine may not be in immediate jeopardy, any possible doubts, whether or not well founded, about the safety of the vaccine cannot be allowed to exist in view of the need to assure that the vaccine will continue to be used to the maximum extent consistent with the nation’s public health objectives.” 
None of the people who mistakenly wrote 1-star reviews here can possibly refute the quotation I just used because it is straight out of the mouth of the US government—provably so. For this reason I implore those reviewers to delete their 1-star reviews until such a time as they have done some independent investigation (which necessarily means looking at both sides) rather than just repeating what we all were trained by the mainstream news to believe in.
Here I have only just given a couple of starting points for the reader so that he or she may begin to see the cracks in the edifice of immunology. Why should that be such a great surprise, when the official US health agencies openly refer to *next year*, 2020, as the beginning of the “post-antibiotic era” (their terminology, not mine)? Aside from vaccines, antibiotics *were* the other supposedly-wondrous allopathic intervention of the modern era.
We are living in a time when a few individuals have been using science (i.e. thorough control of what is published in scientific journals) and technology (i.e. the surveillance state) to perfect dictatorship. I'm not referring, primarily, to communist China. I'm referring to America.
Really, NVIC is actually far too moderate for my personal taste. They just promote free access to information about the risks and ostensible-though-not-actual 'benefits' of vaccines and they simply promote medical informed consent (which by definition is actually the freedom to refuse medical interventions for oneself or one's child). To use the words of Joel Wallach, DVM ND of Dead Doctors Don't Lie: “[Allopathic] doctors have legislated themselves into a protected monopoly.” Personally, I'm anti-vaccine. It took me years to get there. At first I made wimpy statements like: “I just want safe vaccines.” But anyone who has been studying this for a while knows as I do that (just as I said before) vaccine manufacturing has been one of the most dishonest industries in human history. That alone is more than enough to make a decision: if the industry is dishonest, then don't buy their products and inject your babies with them. But it seems to me that maybe the world has really needed organizations like NVIC (which appear to be rather moderate) because some people have had a tendency to reject the truth if the truth didn't sound very moderate at first. But that's only a tendency. I trust that people are maturing; they can handle the truth. So my difference with NVIC right now is mainly just a stylistic one. Now NVIC has long tracked the pending legislation in each state and sent out action alerts any time medical freedom (medical informed consent) was under attack. This is a very valuable service, and should be continued for as long as the would-be allopathic dictatorship may be expected to continue its steady march forward in enacting unfavorable state and federal legislation.
Medical kidnapping of children for the purposes of the three most tyrannical 'disciplines' in allopathic 'medicine' (oncology, immunology and psychiatry) has occurred in very large numbers here in America; medical kidnapping of adults has also occurred in large numbers. The problem has been much larger than the topic of vaccines and much larger than the field of medicine itself, but I would have to say that:
(a) I like and generally agree with the speeches I have heard by NVIC Director Barbara Loe Fisher and
(b) I value the informational services provided by NVIC including but not limited to what I described above
For these reasons, I give an overall thumbs up.
John (Health and Homestead Consultant, Oregon, United States)
 Federal Register. Vol. 49 No. 107. Friday, June 1st 1984, Page 23007. To confirm this quotation, see Page 255 within the PDF scan of this issue at the Government Publishing Office webpage:
I was so grateful to find this wonderful organization, which serves parents into rightfully making an informed decision about the way their children should be treated by medical professionals. I am not against all vaccines but I am against them being given at such an early and short interval while the BBB is still forming and it’s fragile at the most.
I am glad that NVIC and Gina in particular gave me strength to change my Peds office by giving me information about doctors who don’t push on Big Pharma’s and CDC’s vaccine extensive schedules. I wish we could all wake up into a reality which controls healthy lifestyle choices instead of pushing us and our children into traumatic, chronic and lifelong negative consequences.
Thank you for taking the time to share your story here. We are pleased that you found the information you were looking for!
Dangerous nonprofit that has the sole goal of spreading fear and distrust about safe, life-saving treatments to overly-concerned parents trying to do right by their children. They seem to have an extremely tenuous understanding of basic scientific principles, and they flagrantly ignore overwhelming evidence disagreeing with their presuppositions while blindly accepting any rumor that confirms their hoax. No doubt this organization will directly lead to deaths of innocent children, and I can hardly think of a more detestable goal than that.
I had a question about a TB skin test - not a vaccine, but my request for information was followed up in less than 24 hours with helpful information!
Was a healthy 15 month old then i got the MMR vaccine and that changed my world. Please research before vaccines. I have cerebellitis due to the MMR shot. If my mom knew the risks or what not, i would never get vaccined probably. The doctors dont tell everything. Since i had that reaction my sister didn't get vaccined till now since she has kids, she in her 20's. Noone(doctors,etc) knew if it was genetic or not. Since then i have had many health issues including brain issues. I have to do physical therapy for my life. I have trouble with walking, talking, communication and daily activities. My life wont ever be like "normal" people and im good with that now. Research Research research
So sorry to hear that you were injured and appreciate your story. Thank you for your kind words.
I could not and would not want to imagine a world without the clarity, courage and advocacy of NVIC. Their unflagging support for conscientious parents and practitioners, vision for a just society, and historical contribution to the wellness of humanity, is a welcome and needed beacon of sanity for our time. Our children's children will remember their leadership and thank them.
Thank you! We appreciate that you took the time to post your comment. Be well!
I am so thankful to have found the National Vaccine Information Center. After years of researching vaccines, I now understand the danger involved and the difficulty for parents to prevent possible injury. I have been looking for an organization in which to turn to for guidance and answers, and have found that in the National Vaccine Information Center. Thank you for being an advocate for parents and guardians!
Our pleasure and thank you for your support!
Watching my daughter go through 2 years now of medical proceedures, pain and confusion has been the worse. Finding NVIC and them providing me with all the informaton to education myself has been amazing. To know that there is so much facts and research to back up what I have believed. The best part of finding them, is to know we are not alone!! The medical profession so many times has thought my daughter is just a complainer ...I have always thought the HPV was the on-set of everything she is expierencing so to read others storeies of their children or themselves going through the same things.. My heart!!!
So sorry to hear that your daughter is vaccine injured. We hope she is recovering. Please reach out to us if you are in need of additional resource information.
I had concerns about the vaccines that my doctor was recommending and wanted to find detailed information on the risks and benefits. NVIC's website provided me with the information that I needed to make my decision. I had an additional question and staff responded with the information that I needed. Highly recommend!
Thank you. NVIC works hard to provide factual information for the public to assist in informed decision making.
After a family member was injured severely by a vaccine, I began the long and confusing search for causes and solutions. NVIC plays a critical role as a mature, scientific, fact-based clearinghouse of both stories and political policies on the vaccine issue. I highly recommend the organization for its integrity and effectiveness on this important healthcare and human rights issue.
Thank you for sharing your story and we hope your loved one is recovering from their injury.
The NVIC is one of the oldest and most important organizations working toward educating the public and the medical profession about the truth regarding vaccines and vaccine science. It never ceases to amaze me, as a 25 year full time health professional, how well the pharmaceutical companies and our government have corrupted the public knowledge and access to real science. The NVIC and anyone else who works towards getting the facts out has a very difficult uphill battle. This is a very worthwhile nonprofit and many more should learn the facts and donate to their difficult quest or else so many of our children will be permanently damaged that we may end up with no work force and lose our standing in the world. I have many audio and video recordings on my web site as we all work to get the truth out. Some of the audio recording are from past NVIC conferences. Remember that the only reason we move forward in science is due to those few forward thinking individuals and organizations that have learned that Main Stream Is WRONG. Without such pioneers, we would not have planes, boats, cars, electricity, antibiotics and many other helpful things, unlike the harmful vaccines that are only thought to be something that they are not. Always FULLY investigate a number of true experts on BOTH SIDES of an argument before deciding where you feel the truth is or may be hiding. David Getoff, CCN, CTN, FAAIM
Thank you Dr. David! We appreciate the time it took to share how important it is to have accurate information on diseases and vaccines as one makes health-related decisions.
I am so grateful for NVIC and for speaking to Gina who was able to provide me with lists of doctors who will either delay or not insist upon vaccination for my new grandson. My son, who is now 29, had episodes of prolonged, inconsolable crying after each of his 3 DPT vaccines as an infant. Our pediatrician, at that time, dismissed it as not being significant and said, "Just give him some Tylenol." My son, who was a very healthy and strong infant when born, went on to have a delay in speech and toileting, along with constant crying, irritability and mood swings which have lasted to this day despite no further vaccinations and many holisitic interventions, for which I have had to pay out-of-pocket for as the AMA does not recognize most alternative treatments!
Glad Gina could help provide resources to find a doctor. Thanks for sharing!
When I had a question on vaccines and the risk, I contacted NVIC and was provided with factual information that allowed me to make an informed decision. My doctor kept pressuring me to get vaccinated despite my health issues and the information provided to me by NVIC made me realize that the risk of vaccine injury far exceeded any potential health benefit. Thank you NVIC for your unbiased and factual information.
Thank you for your support. We try very hard to provide factual information on diseases and vaccines to assist the public in making informed decisions.
I had a question regarding my vaccine rights for my child, and the legal information that my pediatrician had me sign. The NVIC gave me exactly the answer and info that I needed to move forward. They truly care about the well being of our kids, and freely give of themselves to fight for the freedom of vaccine choice.
Thank you for the kind words. We do care and believe that vaccine decisions should be voluntary and recognize that we are all unique individuals and don't all respond the same way to pharmaceutical products - including vaccines. Where there is risk, there must be choice.
What an encouragement to find help online. While this organization did not have the help I needed at their fingertips, they directed me to the people who sent links to help me discern the truth about immunization laws in our state as they pertain to our daughter's private school. Simply doing an internet search is not as helpful as it used to be. But with the help I found from this organization, things came into focus quickly. I had to click back and forth from one link to another, but all of the links were finally easy to find! Thank you!
I want to thank God for this wonderful organization and for its co-founder, Barbara Loe Fisher, whose books on vaccines I read when I was pregnant with my first baby. I, now have 2 very healthy unvaccinated boys and I couldn’t be more grateful for coming across this organization and Ms Barbara’s books!
I will do my best in sharing the information they provide with as many people as possible as my heart breaks with every child injured and abused by the vaccine industry!
My daughter had a reaction to her vaccines at 18 months, became lethargic after adm. of two vaccines, it frightened the heck out of me. I started my quest of learning all that I could about the pros and cons of all vaccines, becoming more informed. I have read tons of books ( read Dr. Sears) and have spent hours and years researching, and feel empowered and now informed to make an educated decision, moving forward in the future if and when I choose to vaccinate my family. I applaud Barbara Lo Fisher and NVIC for all their hard work and dedication. Please support NVIC so that we can keep moving forward helping to allow freedom of choice! You do have a choice, and a voice!
Thanks to the NVIC, I was able to find answers on the Internet after my son's pediatrician described his adverse vaccine reaction as "normal". We were able to save him from further damage and also protect our daughter who was born 4 years later. We started asking for vaccine inserts and we discovered that we could get exemptions from vaccines in our state, even though the teachers and doctors told us we didn't have that option.
You are so welcome! We try very hard to keep our webpages up to date so that we can continue to be a resource to the public. Everyone should be given the facts on vaccines and diseases and their rights and options.
NVIC has played a central role in my activism over the past year. The Advocacy Portal informed me of vaccine related legislation in Rhode Island which empowered me to take action. On Saturday, I had a lengthy conversation with my congressman as well as many of his team members and a local reporter. All around me, I am seeing people beginning to wake up and question vaccine safety. This would never have happened without the decades of tireless work on the part of NVIC.
In addition, the NVIC is one of my top resources when directing people toward reliable and up to date vaccine information.
Thank you and thanks for using the portal!
I really appreciate being able to ask questions about this topic and to get advice regarding the legal options we have. Very prompt responses too. Thank You!!
You are very welcome! Thanks for your comment.
There are so many organizations in this day that you sometimes miss the diamond in the rough! That is what I feel the NVIC is for not only the Chiropractic community but for anyone looking for legit information on vaccines, and the possibilities to help the cause.
I thank all who work diligently to supply us with information that we can help out a campaign with but also help our communities spread the word of truth about vaccines.
I commend you and from the bottom of my heart say thank you!
Thank you! We appreciate the support we have received from the chiropractic community!
What a wonderful resource for Doctors, families, children, and the health of our communities. I appreciate the information provided and resources to be able to utilize in my practice. Thank you!
Excellent! We are so happy to here that our materials are useful.
There are so many causes in the world today. Many of them on face value seem good and worthwhile but you always wonder if the money you contribute it truly going to the cause they claim to represent. That is not a fear of mine with NVIC. This organization is very transparent with their finances and their cause. I have been so impressed with their selfless mission. Their issue is obviously polarizing but i believe it is important for all of humanity to know the facts. If history shows us anything it is that you cannot trust the people that are making billions on the very products they claim we, as a body of people, MUST have. We see these effects with the opioid epidemic facing our nation now. Organizations like NVIC are so important to keep the truth out there.
I am very pleased with this group and encourage others that share the same believe to get involved!
Thank you for your comment. It is so important to get involved right now!
This is a fantastic organization. So often you contact an organization or company with a question and it's like they never get back to you or do halfheartedly. When I've reached out to the NVIC with questions they have taken the inquiry seriously and responded kindly after serious research into finding the answers. No one will debate that this is a topic with lots of emotion on both sides and I they know this and respond with a level of care that is appropriate for such an important, emotional topic. Impressed, truly.
Thank you for your kind words!
My husband's children both had severe reactions to immunizations and when our daughter was born we knew that we needed to put her on a delayed, slower vaccine schedule then what is recommended. We have been blessed to have a Nurse Practitioner that works with us on our wishes. It is getting time for her to go to school and we needed to have exemption papers ready as she will not be getting all of the vaccines on the schedule. I have used this site for many years to stay informed on all things vaccines. NVIC has a wealth of information and has been a huge part of this journey my family is on. The link under the State of Louisiana for the exemption form did not have the exemption form and I emailed Gail. The response she gave was so amazing. She responded right away looking into the matter and within a few days the link was fixed and I had a copy of the exemption form. I was so taken back by this response because my request could have easily been ignored or forgotten about. This decision that us parents have to make that the rest of society deems as unreasonable and dangerous is no easy feat. The opposition from every side can seem very daunting at times and this experience has been incredibly uplifting and I was given hope today. Thanks Gina, keep up the amazing work!!
Glad we were able to fix that link - thanks for telling us!
I am so grateful for this non for profit! I cannot thank Gina enough for all of her help. She and NCIV have been instrumental in providing a wealth of accurate, unbiased scientific information and assistance when my husband and I were struggling with finding helpful resources to guide and support us with important parenting decisions for our children. We are in a season where we are being judged and scrutinized for our parental choices. They were quick to be of help, empower and provide us with information, guidance and respond to our multitude of questions when were under scrutiny and rejected from our pediatrician's office for our parenting decisions.
I live in California worst state ever when it comes to vaccines so being that I have a 2 month old granddaughter I was concerned with her upcoming doctors appointment. I started doing some research online to see what my options were and I ran across this website. I emailed them and Gina Bernazzani Director of Counseling for NVIC responded, she was very helpful. I am truly grateful to have found a organization with such knowledge and resources.