Immunizations

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CDC Recommended Immunization Schedule

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What is this for?
Prevention of acquiring Hepatitis A
What types are available?
Havrix, Vaqta
Who needs it?
Catch-up immunization for children over 1 year of age. Adults wanting to prevent Hepatitis A.
How often should I get it?
Two doses are needed for lasting protection at least 6 months apart.
Does it require a prescription?
Yes
What is this for?
Prevention of acquiring Hepatitis B
What types are available?
Recombivax-HB, Energix-B
Who needs it?
Catch-up immunization between age 7 and 17 years. Adults with potential work-related blood exposure who have not been previously vaccinated
How often should I get it?
A series of three doses birth, 1 month and 6 months of age.
Does it require a prescription?
Yes
What is this for?
Prevention of cervical cancer and genital warts caused by the most common types of HPV
What types are available?
HPV-4 (Gardasil) and HPV-2 (Cervarix)
Who needs it?
Young men and women between the ages of 9 and 26
How often should I get it?
Series of 3 injections: intial, 2 months after first dose, and 6 months after first dose
Does it require a prescription?
Yes
What is this for?
Prevention of influenza complications and prevent contracting the virus.
What types are available?
Nasal and injectable
Who needs it?
Adults over the age of 50, pregnant, or between 19 & 49 who are interested in reducing their risk. All children between the age of 6 months and 18 years.
How often should I get it?
Annually for seasonal influenza.
Does it require a prescription?
Only for children under 18 years of age
What is this for?
Prevention of complications due to infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae.
What types are available?
PPSV-23 (Pneumovax)
Who needs it?
Adults age 65 and older
How often should I get it?
For adults 18-65 one dose. For adult over 65 repeat after 5 years if initial dose given before age 65 and adult now over 65.
Does it require a prescription?
No
What is this for?
Reduce the risk of developing shingles
What types are available?
Zostavax
Who needs it?
Adults over age 60 who have had chicken pox
How often should I get it?
Once
Does it require a prescription?
Yes
What is this for?
Prevention of tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis
What types are available?
Adults: Td, Tdap
Who needs it?
All adults and children as young as 2 months
How often should I get it?
Booster every 10 years with Td. One dose with Tdap.
Does it require a prescription?
Yes

Injectable Medications

What is this for?
Pregnancy prevention
Who needs it?
Females who wish to prevent pregnancy but have difficulty complying with an oral contraceptive regimen and do not want to use other methods
How often should I get it?
Every 3 months
Does it require a prescription?
Yes
What is this for?
Treatment of psychotic disorders
Who needs it?
Anyone desiring long-term control without having to take oral medications
How often should I get it?
Every 4 weeks
Does it require a prescription?
Yes
What is this for?
Treatment of psychotic disorders
Who needs it?
Anyone desiring long-term control without having to take oral medications
How often should I get it?
Typically every 3 weeks, in some instances this is needed every 1-2 weeks
Does it require a prescription?
Yes
What is this for?
Treatment of psychotic disorders
Who needs it?
Anyone desiring long-term control without having to take oral medications
How often should I get it?
Every 2 weeks
Does it require a prescription?
Yes

Travel-Specific Immunizations

What is this for?
Prevention of typhoid fever caused by Salmonella typhi
What types are available?
Vivotif Berna (oral), Typhim Vi (injectable)
Who needs it?
Anyone traveling where typhoid fever is common Vivotif Berna: age 6 years and older Typhim Vi: age 2 years and older
How often should I get it?
At least one week before travel, every 5 years if additional travel to endemic regions
Does it require a prescription?
Yes