Vaccinations

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Vaccinations:

Work with your doctor to stay on schedule for your vaccinations.

• Influenza: 1 dose annually for all age groups above age 19.

• Pneumovax: 1-2 doses between ages 19-64. Above age 65: 1 dose.

• Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis: 1 dose TD booster every 10 years for individuals above age 19.

• Hepatitis A: 2 doses (0, 6-12 months or 0, 6-18 months) for all individuals above age 19.

• Hepatitis B: 3 doses (0, 1-2 months, 4-6 months) for all individuals above age 19.

• Herpes zoster: 1 dose for individuals above age 65.

• Meningococcal Vaccine: 1 or more doses for all individuals above age 19.

• For measles, mumps, rubella (MMR):
• 1-2 doses for ages 19-49.
• 1 dose for ages 50 or greater.

• Varicella: 2 doses for individual’s ages 19 or greater. (0, 4-8 weeks)

(Suggested Citation: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention. Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule – United States, October 2007 – September 2008. MMWR 2007; 56:Q1-Q4.)

Work with your doctor to stay on schedule for your vaccinations.

• Influenza: 1 dose annually for all age groups above age 19.

• Pneumovax: 1-2 doses between ages 19-64.

• Above age 65: 1 dose.

• Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis: 1 dose TD booster every 10 years for individuals above age 19.

• Hepatitis A: 2 doses (0, 6-12 months or 6-18 months) for all individuals above age 19.

• Hepatitis B: 3 doses (0, 1-2 months, 4-6 months) for all individuals above age 19.

• Herpes Zoster: 1 dose for individuals above age 65.

• Meningococcal Vaccine: 1 or more doses for all individuals above age 19.

• For Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR):
• 1-2 doses for ages 19-49.
• 1 dose for ages 50 or greater.

• Varicella: 2 doses for individual’s ages 19 or greater. (0, 4-8 weeks)

(Suggested Citation: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention. Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule – United States, October 2007 – September 2008. MMWR 2007; 56:q1-q4.)

See figure 1 of recommended adult immunization schedule by vaccine and age group-United States October 2007 to September 2008. (MMWR quick guide.)
• Influenza: 1 dose annually for all age groups above age 19.
• Pneumovax: 1-2 doses between ages 19-64.
• Above age 65, 1 dose.
• Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis: 1 dose TD booster every 10 years for individuals above age 19.
• Hepatitis A: 2 doses (0, 6-12 months) or (0, 6-18 months) for all individuals above age 19.
• Hepatitis B: 3 doses (0, 1-2 months, 4-6 months) for all individuals above age 19.
• Herpes zoster: 1 dose for individuals above age 65.
• Meningococcal vaccine: 1 or more doses for all individuals above age 19.
• For measles, mumps, rubella (MMR):
• 1-2 doses for ages 19-49.
• 1 dose for ages 50 or greater.
• Varicella: 2 doses for individuals ages 19 or greater. (0, 4-8 weeks)

(Suggested Citation: Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule – United States, October 2007 – September 2008. MMWR 2007; 56:Q1-Q4.)