Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Conditions Evaluation guideline 2 to 6 years guideline 7 to 12 years guideline infants guideline teens Prevention diet exercise vaccines chicken pox DTaP hepatitis a hepatitis b HIB influenza IPV MMR prevnar

Children's Health Vaccines

The following tables provide information regarding current vaccine recommendations in the United States for infants, younger children, and pre-teens. Consult your doctor for additional vaccine recommendations.

Recommended Vaccines for Healthy Infants

DTaPdiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis2, 4, 6,15-18 mo. & 4-6 yr
HBVhepatitis Bat birth, 1-2 mo. & 4-6 mo.
HIBhaemophilus influenza b2, 4, 6, & 12-15 mo.
MMRmumps, measles, rubella12 - 15 mo.
IPVinactivated polio vaccine2, 4, & 15 mo.
Varivaxchicken pox12-15 mo.
Hepatitis A (Havrix)hepatitis A2, 4 & 15 mo.
Prevnarpneumonia2, 4, 6 & 12 - 15 mo.
Influenza vaccineinfluenzasingle dose if 6-23 months

Recommended Vaccines for Healthy Children 2 to 6 Years
DTPdiphtheria, tetanus, pertussisonce, from 4-6 yrs.
MMRmumps, measles, rubellaonce, from 4-6 yrs.
IPVinactivated polio vaccineonce, from 4-6 yrs.
Havrixhepatitis Aif needed
Varivaxchicken poxif needed
Influenza vaccineinfluenza2 doses if never vaccinated

Recommended Vaccines for Healthy Children 7 to 12 Years
Vaccines (make-up)Frequency
Hepatitis B vaccine11-12 years of age
Influenza vaccine2 doses if not immunized and less than 9 years
Second MMR7-12 years of age
Tetanus booster11-16 yrs & every 10 years thereafter
Papillomavirus vaccine11 and 12 year old girls

For teens and young adults see

Continue to Children's Health Chicken Pox

FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.