At 0-2 Years your child needs:
(DTaP) – 4 doses – start at 2 months.
(IPV) – 3 doses – start at 2 months.
(HIB)- 3-4 doses – start at 2 months.
(HBV) – 3 doses – prefer start at birth.
(MMR) – 1 dose at 12-15 months of age.
(Chicken Pox) – 1 dose at 12-18 months of age.
4 doses, start at 2 months of age.
2-3 doses at 6 wks to 8 months of age.
2 doses start at 12 months of age.
at 6 months and then yearly.
* Immunization is the process whereby a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a vaccine. Vaccines stimulate the body’s own immune system to protect the person against subsequent infection or disease. Learn more at the CDC Website.
During Ages 4-6 your child should have:
DTaP booster – 1 dose
Polio booster – 1 dose
MMR booster – 1 dose
Varicella booster – 1 dose
Adolescent Vaccinations (Tdap at 11-12 years of age):
Td, every 10 years after that to prevent tetanus and diphtheria
Human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) – 3 doses
Meningococcal vaccine – 1 dose
Hepatitis A, Any child or adult who has not been immunized should consider receiving the series of 2 vaccinations beginning at any age
Hepatitis B, Any child or adult who has not been immunized should consider receiving the series of 3 vaccinations beginning at any age
Adult Vaccinations (Ages 13 & up):
One dose of Tdap is recommended, then Td every 10 years.
Flu, Adults should protect themselves with annual influenza immunizations.
1) Pneumovax 23 – protects against 23 types of Pneumonia.
2) Prevnar 13 – protects against 13 types of Pneumonia.
It is recommended that adults get both pneumonia vaccines. *There must be one year between the doses of both vaccines.
Older Adults may want to protect themselves from some pneumonias. People with certain health problems may need more then one pneumonia shot.
Certain other immunizations may be required or recommended with travel to foreign countries