Immunizations

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Recommended Immunization Schedule

Birth
2 months
4 months
6 months
6 months + (yearly)
9 months
12 months
15 months
18 months
4 years
11 years
12-15 years
16 years
16-18 years 2 doses, 6 months apart

Vaccine Information Sheets

COVID-19 Vaccine EUA

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

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

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

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

PCV13 (Pneumococcal Conjugate) - Prevnar 13

PPV (Pneumococcal Polysaccharide)

Rotavirus (Rotavirus) - RotaTeq, Rotarix

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

Varicella (Chickenpox) - Varivax

More Vaccine Articles

DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis) Vaccine (VIS) (Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis are serious diseases caused by bacteria. Diphtheria and pertussis are spread from person to person. Tetanus enters the body through cuts or wounds.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/714071/peo_document118_en.pdf

Hepatitis A Vaccine (VIS) (Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). HAV is found in the stool of people with hepatitis A.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/714222/peo_document194_en.pdf

Hepatitis B Vaccine: What Parents Need to Know ( Hepatitis B is a viral infection of the liver. It is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Lifelong HBV infection can lead to liver cancer or scarring of the liver (cirrhosis). More than 1 million people in the United States are living with lifelong HBV infection. Anyone can get infected with HBV, including your child.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/714332/peo_document186.pdf

Hepatitis C (About 4 million Americans are infected with Hepatitis C virus (HCV), and many do not even know it. Anyone can get infected with HCV, including children.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/713903/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://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/713448/peo_document123_en_secured.pdf

Immunizations: What You Need To Know (Immunizations have helped children stay healthy for more than 50 years. They are safe and they work. In fact, serious side effects are no more common than those from other types of medication. Vaccinations have reduced the number of infections from vaccine-preventable diseases by more than 90%! Yet many parents still question their safety because of misinformation they've received. That's why it's important to turn to a reliable and trusted source, including your child's doctor, for information. The following are answers to common questions parents have about immunizations.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/708741/peo_document057.pdf

Influenza (Flu): What You Need to Know (All flu viruses cause a respiratory illness that can last a week or more. Flu symptoms include ) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/708751/peo_document042.pdf

Meningococcal Disease: Information for Teens and College Students (Certain teens and young adults have a higher risk of getting meningococcal disease. College students, especially freshmen who live in dorms and military recruits, are at an increased risk compared with others in this age group. It's important to know how to protect yourself because meningococcal disease can be deadly. Read on for more information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about this serious illness, safe and effective vaccines, and how to stay healthy.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/708365/peo_document071_en_secured.pdf

Pneumococcal Infections (Meningitis (brain), Bacteremia (bloodstream), Pneumonia (lungs), Sinusitis (sinus membranes), and Otitis media (ears). These infections can be dangerous to very young children, the elderly, and people with certain high-risk health conditions.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/708325/peo_document080_en.pdf

Protect Yourself and Help Protect Your Baby: Information for New Moms on the Tdap Vaccine (Congratulations on your new baby! Your baby is the greatest gift you will ever receive. One of your biggest jobs as a parent is to keep your child safe and healthy. One way do this is to make sure your children get all the immunizations they need to protect them from different diseases. But did you know that there is an immunization that you as a parent should get to keep your children safe?) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/713905/peo_document228_en.pdf

Vaccines—Autism Toolkit (Scientific studies show that many different genes work together with things in the environment to put a child at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Scientific studies do not show that vaccines cause ASD. ) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/709143/peo_document599_en.pdf

VIS—Hepatitis B Vaccine (Hepatitis B is a serious infection that affects the liver. It is caused by the hepatitis B virus.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/713889/peo_document188.pdf

VIS—HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine (HPV vaccine prevents infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) types that are associated with many cancers.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/722010/ppe_document100.pdf

VIS—Influenza (Flu) Vaccine (Inactivated or Recombinant) (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://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/722021/ppe_document093.pdf

VIS—Influenza (Live, Intranasal) Vaccine (Influenza (“flu”) is a contagious disease that spreads around the United States every year, usually between October and May.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/721799/ppe_document094.pdf

VIS—Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine (Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial illness. It is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis in children 2 through 18 years old in the United States. Meningitis is an infection of the covering of the brain and the spinal cord.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/713938/peo_document125.pdf

VIS—MMR Vaccine (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) (Measles, mumps, and rubella are serious diseases. Before vaccines they were very common, especially among children.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/714167/peo_document126_en.pdf

VIS—MMRV (Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella) Vaccine (Measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella are viral diseases that can have serious consequences. Before vaccines, these diseases were very common in the United States, especially among children. They are still common in many parts of the world. ) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/721714/ppe_document140.pdf

VIS—Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV13) (Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) can prevent pneumococcal disease. Pneumococcal disease refers to any illness caused by pneumococcal bacteria. These bacteria can cause many types of illnesses, including pneumonia, which is an infection of the lungs. Pneumococcal bacteria are one of the most common causes of pneumonia.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/714073/peo_document237.pdf

VIS—Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (Vaccination can protect older adults (and some children and younger adults) from pneumococcal disease.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/722137/ppe_document141.pdf

VIS—Polio Vaccine (Polio is a disease caused by a virus. It enters the body through the mouth. Usually it does not cause serious illness. But sometimes it causes paralysis (can't move arm or leg), and it can cause meningitis (irritation of the lining of the brain). It can kill people who get it, usually by paralyzing the muscles that help them breathe.) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/714269/peo_document128.pdf

VIS-Rotavirus Vaccine (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://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/713360/peo_document215.pdf

VIS—Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria) Vaccine (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://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/722014/ppe_document099_en.pdf

VIS—Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis) Vaccine (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://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/720834/peo_document604_en.pdf

VIS—Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine (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://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/713944/peo_document117.pdf

VIS—Your Child’s First Vaccines (The vaccines covered on this statement are those most likely to be given during the same visits during infancy and early childhood. ) - https://publications.aap.org/patiented/article-pdf/708331/peo_document608_en.pdf