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|
type Conjugated Vaccine
|Three doses 2 months apart (for PedvaxHIB [Merck] vaccine 2 doses only)|
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.