Pediatric Vaccination Schedule

Pediatric Vaccination Schedule

 

This information has been reviewed and approved by Jordan Abbott, MD, MA and Ann Mullen, AE-C, CNS, MSN, RN  (July 2015).

 

Summary: Pediatric Vaccination Schedule

Vaccines are important to prevent getting serious illnesses. Here is a list of recommended pediatric vaccines from birth to age 18. Please talk with your child's doctor about the vaccines your child needs and when.

 

DTaP - Diptheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

  • Given at 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, once between 15 and 18 months, once between 4 and 6 years and once between 11 and 12 years old

 

HepA - Hepatitis A

  • Given once between 12 months and 2 years old

 

HepB - Hepatitis B

  • Given at birth, once between 1 and 3 months, and once between 6 months and 2 years old

 

Hib - Haemophilus Influenza Type b

  • Given at 2 months, 4 months, 6 months and once between 12 months and 18 months old

 

HPV - Human Papiliomavirus

  • Given between 11-12 years old

 

Influenza - Flu

  • Given yearly starting at 6 months old

 

IPV - Polio

  • Given at 2 months, 4 months,  once between 6 months and 18 months old, and once between 4 and 6 years old

 

MMR - Measles, Mumps and Rubella

  • Given at 12 months, 15 months and once betweewn 4 and 6 years old

 

MCV4 - Meningoccoal

  • Given between 11 to 12 years and a booster between 12 and 18 years old

 

PCV - Pneumoccal

  • Given at 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, and once between 12 months and 18 months old

 

RV - Rotavirus

  • Given at 2 months, 4 months and 6 months old

 

Varicella - Chickenpox

  • Given at 12 months, 15 months and once between 4 and 6 years old

 

Sources: The American Academy of Pediatrics, the Centers for Disease Control


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