Immunizations

Immunizations will be given at appropriate check-up visits according to a schedule approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The following immunizations or immunization series are recommended for the designated age groups:

Birth to 2 Years*
DTaP, IPV, HIB, PCV, Hep B, MMR, Varicella, Rota

4 to 5 Years
DTaP, MMR, IPV, Varicella

12 to 18 Years
Tdap, MCV4, HPV, Hep B (if not previously received), Varicella (if not previously received)

We recommend well child check-ups at the ages listed in the chart on the Patient Info page under Well Child Visits.

*Abbreviations:

DTaP: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis
IPV: Inactivated Polio
HIB: Haemophilus Influenza Type B
PCV: Pneumococcal Conjugate
Rota: Rotavirus
Hep B: Hepatitis B
MMR: Measles, Mumps, Rubella
Varicella: Chickenpox
Tdap: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis
MCV4: Meningococcoal
HPV: Human Papilloma Virus

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