immunizationIt is hard to believe but the new school year is about to begin.  Time once again to review what immunizations will protect you, your children and those around you.  Below are the CDC (Center for Disease Control) recommended immunizations for each age group.

 2018 Recommended Immunizations for Children from Birth Through 6 Years Old
At birth, HepB
At 2 months of age, HepB, DTaP, PCV, Hib, Polio, and RV
At 4 months of age, DTaP, PCV, Hib, Polio, and RV
At 6 months of age, HepB (6-18 months), DTaP, PCV, Hib, Polio (6-18 months), RV
Flu shot annually after 6 months of age

2018 Recommended Immunizations for Children Ages 7 – 18 Years
Every year a flu shot is recommended
At 11 – 12  years of age,  TDaP, HPV, Meningococcal

2018 Recommended Immunizations for Adults
Every year a flu shot is recommended
One Tdap and then a Td booster every 10 years
Shingles-Zoster after age 50
Pneumonia 1 – 2 vaccines one time
Meningitis 1 vaccine depending on your health conditions
Hep A, Hep B and Hep C series  one time
You should get any vaccine you didn’t receive as a child such as MMR, HPV (if you’re in your 20’s) and Chickenpox

For more information on immunizations ask to speak with Shingletown Medical Center’s Immunization Coordinator or your medical provider.

The staff at Shingletown Medical Center is proud to provide first-class care for you and your family.