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Vaccine Schedule for Routine Immunizations
Vaccine Vaccine Schedule ***
Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids combined and Pertussis Vaccine (DTP) Three doses 4-6 weeks apart, fourth dose 6-12 months alter third, fifth dose at 4-6 years old. if fourth dose given after four years old no need for fifth dose at 4-6 years old. No need to repeat doses if the schedule is interrupted.
Tetanus and Diphtheria

Toxoids Combined (Td)

Two doses 4-6 weeks apart, third dose 6-12 months after the second No need to repeal doses if the schedule is interrupted, Boosters - single dose every 10 years following completion of DTP/DT/Td series
Haemophilus influenzae

type Conjugated Vaccine

Three doses 2 months apart (for PedvaxHIB [Merck] vaccine 2 doses only)
Poliovirus Vaccine:

IPV Inactivated vaccine,

OPV Oral (live) vaccine

OPV or IPV - two doses at 4-8 week intervals, third dose 6-12 months after second
Measles Vaccine or MR of MMR** At least one dose on or after first birthday
Mumps Vaccine or MMR 1 At least one dose on or after first birthday.
Rubella Vaccine or MR or


At least one dose on or after first birthday.
Hepatitis Vaccine Three doses: first two 1 month apart, third dose 6 months after first.

No need to start series over if schedule interrupted Can start series with one manufacturei's vaccine and finish win another.

Vancella Vaccine Two doses separated by 4-8 weeks. If >8 weeks elapse following the first dose, the second dose can be administered without restarting the schedule. CHILDREN LESS THAN 13 YEARS OLD (12 months through 12 years): ONE DOSE ONLY.
Pneumococcal Vaccine One dose
Influenza Vaccine One dose annually each fall (Flu) season

* Adapted from the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

** These vaccines can be given in the combined form measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) or measles-rubella (MR). Persons already Immune to one or more components can still receive MMR.

1 This vaccine can be given In the combined form measles-mumps-rubella (MMR).

*** Number of doses required in a series and dose intervals may vary with vaccines used outside of the United States.