Vaccine Schedule

Recommended Vaccine Schedule

Birth or 2 weeks – Hep B #1 if not given in the hospital

2 months – Pentacel #1 {DTap, IPV, Hib} Prevnar #1, Hep B #2, Rotateq #1

4 months – #2 Pentacel, Prevnar, Rotateq

6 months – #3 Pentcel, Prevnar, Rotateq

9 months – Hep B #3

12 months – Hep A #1, Prevnar #4

15 months – MMR #1, Varivax {Chickenpox} #1

18 months – Pentacel #4, Hep A #2 {must be 6 months from #1}

4 years – DTAP #5, IPV#4, Proquad #2{MMR & Varivax}

9 years and up – Gardasil can be given*Only 2 doses of Gardasil need to be given if first 2 doses are given prior to 15 years of age (doses need to be 6 months apart). Otherwise 3 doses are needed.

15 years and older need 3 doses:

1st dose – date given
2nd dose – 2 months later
3rd dose – 4 months after 2nd dose

12 years – Adacel {TDAP}, Menactra #1, Hep A if not given before

13-15 years – catch up on any shots not given

16 years – Menactra #2, and Bexsero #1, dose #2 can be given 1 month later

17-21 years – catch up on any shots needed

** Flu rules- 1st dose given as early as 6 months of age, then booster dose 1 month later for first time flu shot recipients. Only 1 flu shot needed yearly after that.

We as an office firmly believe in vaccines and want all of our patients protected from these vaccine preventable illnesses. If you as a parent do not feel vaccines are something you want for your child, we would kindly ask you search for a different pediatric practice.

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