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Immunizations

Recommended Immunization Schedule

Birth
2 months
4 months
6 months
6 months + (yearly)
12 months
15 months
2 years
4 years
5 years
10+ years (if local outbreak; absent or damaged spleen; complement deficiency)
11-12 years
11-12 years (2nd shot: 6-12 months after the first shot)
15 years (if started at 15 yrs, 3 doses- 2nd shot: 2 months after first shot)
15 years (if started at 15 yrs, 3 doses- 3rd shot: 6 months after first shot)
16 years
16-18 years (Ask us about frequency)

Vaccine Information Sheets

DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis) - Daptacel, Infanrix, Tripedia

Flu Shot (Influenza (Flu) Vaccine) - Fluzone, Fluvirin, Fluarix

Hep A (Hepatitis A) - Havrix, Vaqta

Hep B (Hepatitis B) - Engerix-B, Recombivax HB

Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae Type b) - PedvaxHIB, ActHIB, Hiberix, HibTITER

HPV Gardasil-9 (Human Papillomavirus) - Gardasil-9

IPV (Polio) - Ipol

Meningococcal ACWY (Meningococcal ACWY Vaccines) - Menomune, Menactra, Menveo

MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) - M-M-R II

MMRV (Measles, Mumps, Rubella & Varicella) - ProQuad

Multiple Vaccines (DTaP, Hib, Polio, Or DTaP & Polio) - Pentacel, Kinrix

PCV13 (Pneumococcal Conjugate) - Prevnar 13

PPV (Pneumococcal Polysaccharide) -

Rotavirus (Rotavirus) - RotaTeq, Rotarix

TdaP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) - Boostrix, Adacel

Varicella (Chickenpox) - Varivax

Meningococcal (Serogroup B - Men B) (Serogroup B Meningococcal (Men B)) - Trumenba

More Vaccine Articles

ASDs Family Handout—Vaccines (Some parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) may worry about a possible link between vaccines and ASDs. In fact, one recent survey said that 54% of parents of children with ASDs thought ASDs were caused by immunizations. The consensus of health professionals based on scientific research is that there is no evidence that vaccines cause ASDs. Despite these scientific data, parents continue to worry that vaccines may cause children at risk for ASDs to develop symptoms at the time many childhood vaccinations are given. Some common questions that parents have include) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document599_en.pdf

Chickenpox Vaccine, The ((Please see the related Vaccine Information Statement, The Chickenpox Vaccine: What You Need to Know)) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document015_en.pdf

DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis) Vaccine (VIS) (DTaP vaccine can help protect your child from diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document118.pdf

Haemophilus influenzae Type b ((Please see the related Vaccine Information Statement, Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (Hib) Vaccine: What You Need to Know)) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document048_en.pdf

Hepatitis A Vaccine (VIS) (Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease. It is caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). HAV is spread from person to person through contact with the feces (stool) of people who are infected, which can easily happen if someone does not wash his or her hands properly. You can also get hepatitis A from food, water, or objects contaminated with HAV.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document194_en_secured.pdf

Hepatitis B Vaccine: What Parents Need to Know (Older children or teens who have not been immunized and any unvaccinated person living with a person who is known to be infected by HBV should receive 3 doses of the vaccine to be protected against infection.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document186.pdf

Hepatitis B Vaccine: What You Need to Know (With any medicine, including vaccines, there is a chance of side effects. These are usually mild and go away on their own, but serious reactions are also possible.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document188.pdf

Hepatitis C (There are a variety of medicines available for adults with HCV infection, however none of them have been approved for use in children. Vitamin supplements may be prescribed, and many infected infants are given phenobarbital, a drug used to control seizures, that also stimulates liver function. Infant formulas containing fats that are more easily digested than those in standard formulas also may be recommended. Children whose HCV infection has already caused liver damage should see a pediatric gastroenterologist or hepatologist experienced in treating liver disorders.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document187_en.pdf

Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae type b) Vaccine (VIS) (Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease is a serious disease caused by bacteria. It usually affects children under 5 years old. It can also affect adults with certain medical conditions.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document123_en_secured.pdf

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine (VIS) (HPV vaccine prevents infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) types that are associated with many cancers, including:) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/ppe_document100_en.pdf

Immunizations: What You Need to Know (Q: Chickenpox is not a fatal disease, so why is the vaccine needed? ) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document057.pdf

Influenza (Inactivated or Recombinant) Vaccine (VIS) (Influenza (“flu”) is a contagious disease that spreads around the United States every year, usually between October and May.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/ppe_document093_en_secured.pdf

Influenza (Live, Intranasal) Vaccine (VIS) (Influenza (“flu”) is a contagious disease that spreads around the United States every year, usually between October and May.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/ppe_document094_en.pdf

Meningococcal ACWY Vaccines (VIS) (Meningococcal disease is a serious illness caused by a type of bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis. It can lead to meningitis (infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord) and infections of the blood. Meningococcal disease often occurs without warning—even among people who are otherwise healthy.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document125.pdf

Meningococcal Disease—Information for Teens and College Students (Serogroup B meningococcal vaccines (MenB)) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document071_en_secured.pdf

MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) Vaccine: What You Need to Know (With any medicine, including vaccines, there is a chance of reactions. These are usually mild and go away on their own, but serious reactions are also possible.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document126.pdf

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (VIS) (Vaccination can protect both children and adults from pneumococcal disease.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document237_en.pdf

Pneumococcal Infections (Your child's doctor will be able to tell if your child has a pneumococcal infection by your child's symptoms, a physical exam, and looking at your child's medical history. X-rays, blood tests, and sometimes a spinal tap also may be done to find out whether a child has a pneumococcal infection.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document080_en.pdf

Polio Vaccine (VIS) (Vaccination can protect people from polio. Polio is a disease caused by a virus. It is spread mainly by person-to-person contact. It can also be spread by consuming food or drinks that are contaminated with the feces of an infected person.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document128_en_secured.pdf

Protect Yourself and Help Protect Your Baby: Information for New Moms on the Tdap Vaccine (Like medicines, vaccines can cause allergic reactions in some people. However, this is very rare. Most side effects are mild and temporary and include) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document228_en.pdf

Rotavirus Vaccine (VIS) (Rotavirus is a virus that causes diarrhea, mostly in babies and young children. The diarrhea can be severe, and lead to dehydration. Vomiting and fever are also common in babies with rotavirus.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document215.pdf

Seasonal Influenza (Flu) (All flu viruses cause a respiratory illness that can last a week or more. Flu symptoms include:) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document042.pdf

Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria) Vaccine (VIS) (Tetanus and diphtheria are very serious diseases. They are rare in the United States today, but people who do become infected often have severe complications. Td vaccine is used to protect adolescents and adults from both of these diseases.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/ppe_document099_en.pdf

Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis) Vaccine (VIS) (Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis are very serious diseases. Tdap vaccine can protect us from these diseases. And, Tdap vaccine given to pregnant women can protect newborn babies against pertussis.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document604_en_secured.pdf

Vacuna antimeningocócica ACWY: (Meningococcal ACWY VIS) (La enfermedad meningocócica es una enfermedad seria, causada por un tipo de bacteria denominada Neisseria meningitidis. Puede producir meningitis (infección del revestimiento del cerebro y la médula espinal) e infecciones de la sangre. Es frecuente que la enfermedad meningocócica ocurra sin advertencia, incluso en personas por lo demás sanas.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document125.spanish.pdf

Vacuna contra DTaP (difteria, tétanos, tos ferina) (DTap VIS) (La vacuna contra DTaP ayuda a la protección de su hijo contra difteria, tétanos y tos ferina.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document118.spanish.pdf

Vacuna contra el Hib (Hib VIS) (La enfermedad provocada por el Haemophilus influenzae tipo b (Hib) es una enfermedad grave causada por una bacteria. Por lo general, afecta a niños menores de 5 años. También puede afectar a adultos con determinadas afecciones médicas.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document123.spanish.pdf

Vacuna contra la varicela (viruela loca) (Chickenpox VIS) (La varicela (también llamada viruela loca) es una enfermedad vírica muy contagiosa. Es causada por el virus de la varicela zóster. La varicela es generalmente leve, pero puede ser grave en lactantes menores de 12 meses de edad, adolescentes, adultos, mujeres embarazadas y personas con sistemas inmunitarios debilitados.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document117.spanish.pdf

Vacuna contra MMR (sarampión, paperas y rubeola) (MMR VIS) (El sarampión, las paperas y la rubeola son enfermedades víricas que pueden tener consecuencias serias. Antes de que existieran las vacunas, estas enfermedades eran muy frecuentes en Estados Unidos, especialmente entre los niños. Aún son frecuentes en muchos lugares del mundo.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document126.spanish.pdf

Vacuna neumocócica conjugada (PCV13) (Pneumococcal Congugate VIS) (La vacunación puede proteger tanto a niños como adultos contra la enfermedad neumocócica.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document237.spanish.pdf

Vacuna Td: Lo que necesita saber (Problemas severos luego de la aplicación de la vacuna Td: (Imposibilidad para realizar actividades habituales; se requirió atención médica)) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/ppe_document099.spanish.pdf

Vacuna Tdap (Tdap VIS) (El tétanos, la difteria y la tos ferina son enfermedades muy graves. La vacuna Tdap puede protegernos contra estas enfermedades. Además, si se administra la vacuna Tdap a las mujeres embarazadas, puede proteger a los bebés recién nacidos contra la tos ferina.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document604.spanish.pdf

Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine (VIS) (Chickenpox (also called varicella) is a common childhood disease. It is usually mild, but it can be serious, especially in young infants and adults.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document117_en.pdf

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) (Pertussis often acts like a common cold for a week or two. Then the cough gets worse, and the older child may start to have the characteristic "whoop"s. During this phase (which can last two weeks or more), the child often is short of breath and can look bluish around the mouth. She also may tear, drool, and vomit.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document575_en.pdf

Your Child’s First Vaccines (VIS) (The vaccines covered on this statement are those most likely to be given during the same visits during infancy and early childhood. Other vaccines (including measles, mumps, and rubella; varicella; rotavirus; influenza; and hepatitis A) are also routinely recommended during the first five years of life.) - https://patiented.solutions.aap.org/aap/content_public/gboscontainer/5/peo_document608_en_secured.pdf

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