Whether you’re 1 or 81, immunizations can help you stay healthy and protect you from common diseases. They can also protect against serious illnesses such as measles, mumps, tetanus, chickenpox, meningitis, and several types of cancer.
Give It A Shot: Stay Up-to-Date on Immunizations
Protect your family: Vaccines give you the power to protect yourself and your family from getting sick.
They protect against serious illnesses such as measles, mumps, tetanus, chickenpox, meningitis, and more
Protect our society: Diseases like polio, diphtheria, and rubella are becoming rare due to vaccinations. Until we eliminate disease, it’s important to keep immunizing.
Vaccines are safe: The CDC and FDA take many steps to make sure vaccines are very safe. Vaccines have a low risk of adverse outcomes and the benefits greatly
outweigh the risks.
What Vaccines Do I Need?
Understanding which vaccinations you need can be confusing because it varies according to age. Find quick and simple answers in our helpful guides for each age group. For more detailed information, view the checklists below.
Children 0 – 16
- Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Influenza (flu), including Haemophilus influenza type B
- Measles, mumps, and rubella
Children 7 – 22
- Human papillomavirus (HPV)
- Influenza (flu)
- Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap)
Adults 23 & Older
- Human papillomavirus (HPV) for men and women who didn’t get it as children
- Influenza (flu)
- Tetanus and diphtheria
Did you know that certain vaccines are recommended for adults and adolescents? Complete the “Adult Vaccine Assessment Tool” to find out which vaccines YOU may need.
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