Why Vaccines Matter
Category: Pediatrics, Vaccination & Immunization
Vaccines matter more than you know. Print this vaccine schedule to keep up with your kid’s immunizations.
Immunization Schedule for Children & Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger
- Hepatitis B vaccine (HepB)
- DTaP: Diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine
- Hib: Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine
- IPV: Inactivated poliovirus vaccine
- PCV: Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
- RV: Rotavirus vaccine
- Hib:This third dose may be needed, depending on the brand of vaccine used in previous Hib immunizations.
- RV:This third dose may be needed, depending on the brand of vaccine used in previous RV immunizations.
6 months and annually
- Influenza (Flu): The flu vaccine is recommended every year for children 6 months and older.
- HepA: Hepatitis A vaccine; given as two shots at least 6 months apart
- MMR: Measles, mumps, and rubella (German measles) vaccine
- Chickenpox (varicella)
- HPV: Human papillomavirus vaccine, given in two shots over a 6- to 12-month period. It can be given as early as age 9.
- Tdap: Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis booster. Also recommended during each pregnancy a woman has.
- Meningococcal conjugate vaccine
- Meningococcal conjugate vaccine. Booster dose.
- Meningococcal B vaccine (MenB): The MenB vaccine may be given to kids and teens in two or three doses, depending on the brand.
Call Legacy Community Health at 832-548-5000 to schedule your child’s vaccine or checkup.