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RECOMMENDATION

Chickenpox (varicella)

One dose between 12 and 15 months.

Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTaP)

One dose at 2, 4, 6 and 12 to 15 months, and 4 to 6 years.

Haemophilus influenzae type B (HiB)

One dose at 2 and 4 months; booster at 12 to 15 months.

Hepatitis A

Two doses at least 6 months apart for all children ages 1 through 18 years.

Hepatitis B

One dose at 2 months, 4 months, and 12 to 15 months; for teens, three doses if not previously vaccinated.

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Three doses at 11 to 12 years up to age 26; second dose given 2 months after the first dose; third dose given 6 months after first dose.

Influenza (flu shot)

One shot annually starting at age 6 months.

Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR)

One dose at 12 to 18 months and at 4 to 6 years.

Meningococcal

One dose starting at 11 years; for teens, one dose, if not already received.

Pneumococcus

One dose at 2, 4, and 6 months; booster at 12 to 15 months.

Polio

One dose at 2, 4, and 6 months and at 4 to 6 years.

Tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis booster for teens and adults (Tdap)
Also available: Tetanus and diphtheria (Td)

One dose at 2, 4, and 6 months.

These recommendations are for generally healthy individuals and are for information only. If you or your child(ren) have ongoing health problems, special health needs or risks, or if certain conditions run in your family, talk with your doctor. He or she may recommend additional vaccinations or schedules based on earlier immunizations and special health needs.