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What is a countermeasure?

Countermeasures are administered to prevent, diagnose or treat a declared pandemic, epidemic or security threat.

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Filing for Benefits

You have one year from the date you received the covered countermeasure to request benefits.

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Types of Benefits
Compensation may include medical expenses, lost employment income and survivor death benefits.
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For Providers

Healthcare providers are often on the frontline when a health emergency is declared. 

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Declaration Under the PREP Act for Zika Virus Vaccines (PDF - 187 KB) was published in the Federal Register on February 10, 2017.
Seasonal Flu

Seasonal influenza vaccines are not covered countermeasures under the CICP. If you received the seasonal influenza vaccine or other vaccines covered by the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) such as tetanus or the human papillomavirus vaccine and think that you had an adverse reaction from one or a combination of these covered vaccines, see the VICP.

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1-855-266-2427 (1-855-266-CICP)

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