Immunization Schedule 2 weeks - 5 years

2 weeks - 9 months

No vaccines are given at a 2 weeks follow up visit, unless your child did not received Hepatitis B Vaccine in the hospital. 


The following vaccines should be administered at 2 months of age:  

Dtap: T Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine protects against illness caused by Streptococcus pneumonia.  This bacteria causes mengitis, blood infections and some ear infections and can lead to pneumonia, deafness, and brain damage.  Children under two years of age are at highest risk for serious illness.  Your child should receive four doses by twelve months of age. If you child is under five years of age and has never received a dose of PCV-13, one dose is needed. 

IPV: Inactivated Polio Vaccine protects against a virus that can cause paralysis or death.  Your child should receive a total of four doses of this vaccine by five years of age. 

Hib: Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Vaccine protects against a bacteria that can cause bacterial meningitis, pneumonia, severe swelling in the throat, and death.  This disease usually occurs in children under five years of age.  Your child should receive a total of 4 doses by age fifteen months.  

Pentacel is a combination vaccine that includes DTaP, IPV, and Hib.  It is given at two, four, and six months of age. 

HBV: Hepatitis B Vaccine protects against a virus that can cause liver damage, liver cancer, and sometimes death.  Your child should receive a total of 3 doses by age six months. 

PCV-13: Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine protects against illness caused by Streptococcus pneumonia.  This bacteria causes mengitis, blood infections and some ear infections and can lead to pneumonia, deafness, and brain damage.  Children under two years of age are at highest risk for serious illness.  Your child should receive four doses by twelve months of age. If you child is under five years of age and has never received a dose of PCV-13, one dose is needed. 

Rotavirus Vaccine:  This vaccine protects against a virus that causes severe diarrhea, accompanied sometimes by vomiting and fever.  Your child should receive three doses of this vaccine by six months of age. 


The following vaccines should be administered by 4 months of age: 

Pentacel #2

PCV #2

Rotavirus #2


The following vaccines should be administered by 6 months of age: 

Pentacel #3

PCV #3

Rotavirus #3

HBV #3


No vaccines are schedule to be given at 9 months of age.  



12 months

The following vaccines are to be given at 12 months of age:

PCV #4 

MMR: This vaccine provides protection against three serious diseases - Measles, Mumps and Rubella. Your child should receive two doses of this vaccine by five years of age.  

Varicella Vaccine: This vaccine provides protection against chicken pox.  Your child should receive two doses of this vaccine by five years of age. 

ProQuad is a combination vaccine that consists of MMR and Varicella vaccines. 

15 or 18 months

The following vaccines are to be given at 15 or 18 months of age: 

Pentacel #4 

Hepatitis A: Hepatitis A Vaccine protects again a virus that causes serious liver disease.  Your child should receive two doses of this vaccine, given six to twelve months apart.

2 years

The following vaccines are to be given at 2 years of age:

Hep A #2 

PCV-13 (if not previously given) 


3 years

The following vaccines are to be given at 3 years of age: 

Hep A (if not previously given) 

PCV- 13 (if not previously given) 


4 or 5 years

The following vaccines are to be given at 4 or 5 years of age

DTap #5 

IPV #4

MMR #2

Varicella Vaccine #2

Hepatitis A (if not previously given)

PCV-13 (if <5 years of age and not previously given)


Immunization Schedule Elementary - College

Elementary Age

Hepatitis A (if not previously given)

Varicella Vaccine #2 (if not previously given)

Middle School Age

TDaP: Often referred to as "Tetanus booster", this vaccine provides protection against Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis.  Pertussis has recently been added to this vaccine because of the recent US outbreaks. At present only one dose of TdaP is recommended.  A td booster is recommended ten years after TDaP. 

Meningococcal Vaccine: This vaccine protects against four types of meningococcal disease.  Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial illness and is the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in children two through eighteen years of age.  An initial dose is recommended between 11-12 years of age and a booster is to be given at age 16 years. 

HPV Vaccine: Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (Gardasil) protects against the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States.  HPV can cause cervical cancer in women and several other less common cancers in men and women. This vaccine is recommended for males and females age nine to twenty six years.  It is a three dose series; the second dose is given two months following the first dose and the third dose is given six months following dose one. 

Varicella Vaccine # 2 (if not previously given) 

Hepatitis A (if not previously given) 


High School Age

Tdap

Meningococcal Vaccine

HPV

Varicella Vaccine #2

Hepatitis A 

(The above vaccines will be given, if not given previously)


College Age

Tdap

Meningococcal Vaccine

HPV

Varicella Vaccine #2 

Hepatitis A 


If you are interested in more information regarding the Immunization Schedule for Infants and Children please refer to the CDC website at the link below.