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Immunization Schedule

Vaccines are safe ways to stay healthy! The following tables will help you determine which vaccines are recommended for you or your child. Call and make your appointment today!

Recommended Immunizaitions for Children from Birth through 6 years old: By Age


Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and the Vaccines that Prevent Them

Disease
Vaccine
Disease spread by
Disease Symptoms
Disease Complications
Chickenpox
Varicella vaccine
Air, direct contact
Rash, tiredness, headache, fever
Infected blisters, bleeding disorders, encephalitis (brain swelling), pneumonia (infection in the lungs)
Diptheria
DTaP vaccine
Air, direct contact
Sore throat, mild fever, weakness, swollen glands in neck
Swelling of the heart muscle, heart failure, coma, paralysis, death
Hib
Hib Vaccine
Air, direct contact
May be no symptoms unless bacteria enter the blood
Meningitis (infection of the covering around the brain and spinal cord), intellectual disability, epiglottitis (life-threatening infection that can block the windpipe and lead to serious breathing problems), pneumonia (infection in the lungs), death
Hepatitis A
HepA Vaccine
Direct contact, contaminated food or water
May be no symptoms, fever, stomach pain, loss of appetite, fatigue, vomiting, jaundice (yellowing of skin and eyes), dark urine
Liver failure, arthralgia (joint pain), kidney, pancreatic, and blood disorders
Hepatitis B
HepB Vaccine
Contact with blood or body fluids
May be no symptoms, fever, headache, weakness, vomiting, jaundice (yellowing of skin and eyes), joint pain
Chronic liver infection, liver failure, liver cancer
Influenza (Flu)
Flu Vaccine
Air, direct contact
Fever, muscle pain, sore throat, cough, extreme fatigue
Pneumonia (infection in the lungs)
Measles
MMR Vaccine
Air, direct contact
Rash, fever, cough, runny nose, pinkeye
Encephalitis (brain swelling), pneumonia (infection in the lungs), death
Mumps
MMR Vaccine
Air, direct contact
Swollen salivary glands (under the jaw), fever, headache, tiredness, muscle pain
Meningitis (infection of the covering around the brain and spinal cord) , encephalitis (brain swelling), inflam­ mation of testicles or ovaries, deafness
Pertussis
DTaP Vaccine
Air, direct contact
Severe cough, runny nose, apnea (a pause in breathing in infants)
Pneumonia (infection in the lungs), death
Polio
IPV Vaccine
Air, direct contact throught the mouth
May be no symptoms, sore throat, fever, nausea, headache
Paralysis, Death
Pneumococcol
PCV Vaccine
Air, direct contact
May be no symptoms, pneumonia (infection in the lungs)
Bacteremia (blood infection), meningitis (infection of the covering around the brain and spinal cord), death
Rotavirus
RV Vaccine
Through the mouth
Diarrhea, fever, vomiting
Severe diarrhea, dehydration
Rubella
MMR Vaccine
Air, direct contact
Children infected with rubella virus sometimes have a rash, fever, swollen lymph nodes
Very serious in pregnant women—can lead to miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery, birth defects



Vaccine schedule for children


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Vaccine schedule for adults


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