Immunizations protect your child against several serious, life-threatening diseases. Your child should have shots according to the following schedule. If your child’s shots are not up-to-date, call your health care provider’s office for an appointment.
Routine Immunization Schedule for Infants and Children
Age of Child
|birth to 2 weeks||Hep B|
|1 month||Hep B|
|2 months||DTaP, IPV, Hib, PCV, Rotavirus|
|4 months||DTaP, IPV, Hib, PCV, Rotavirus|
|6 months||DTaP, IPV, Hib, PCV, Rotavirus|
|9 months||Hep B|
|6 months to 18 years|
|12 months||Hep A, PCV, MMR|
|15 months||Var, DTaP-Hib-IPV|
|18 months||Hep A|
|4 to 6 years||DTaP, IPV, MMR, Var|
|11 to 12 years||Tdap, MCV4, HPV|
|16 years||MCV4, MenB|
* 2 doses given one month apart are required the first year receiving flu vaccine if less than 9 years old.
For more information regarding recommendations for immunizations, please click Childhood Immunization Schedule and Adolescent Immunization Schedule.