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Recommended Immunization Schedule

Birth
2 months
4 months
6 months
6 months + (yearly)
12 months
15 months
2 years
4 years
5 years
10+ years (if local outbreak; absent or damaged spleen; complement deficiency)
11-12 years
11-12 years (2nd shot: 6-12 months after the first shot)
15 years (if started at 15 yrs, 3 doses- 2nd shot: 2 months after first shot)
15 years (if started at 15 yrs, 3 doses- 3rd shot: 6 months after first shot)
16 years
16-18 years (Ask us about frequency)

Vaccine Information Sheets

DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis) - Daptacel, Infanrix, Tripedia

Hep A (Hepatitis A) - Havrix, Vaqta

Hep B (Hepatitis B) - Engerix-B, Recombivax HB

Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae Type b) - PedvaxHIB, ActHIB, Hiberix, HibTITER

HPV Gardasil-9 (Human Papillomavirus) - Gardasil-9

IPV (Polio) - Ipol

Meningococcal ACWY (Meningococcal ACWY Vaccines) - Menomune, Menactra, Menveo

MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) - M-M-R II

MMRV (Measles, Mumps, Rubella & Varicella) - ProQuad

PCV13 (Pneumococcal Conjugate) - Prevnar 13

Rotavirus (Rotavirus) - RotaTeq, Rotarix

TdaP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) - Boostrix, Adacel

Varicella (Chickenpox) - Varivax

Meningococcal (Serogroup B - Men B) (Serogroup B Meningococcal (Men B)) - Trumenba

More Vaccine Articles

ASDs Family Handout—Vaccines (Some parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) may worry about a possible link between vaccines and ASDs. In fact, one recent survey said that 54% of parents of children with ASDs thought ASDs were caused by immunizations. The consensus of health professionals based on scientific research is that there is no evidence that vaccines cause ASDs. Despite these scientific data, parents continue to worry that vaccines may cause children at risk for ASDs to develop symptoms at the time many childhood vaccinations are given. Some common questions that parents have include) Download PDF

Chickenpox Vaccine, The ((Please see the related Vaccine Information Statement, The Chickenpox Vaccine: What You Need to Know)) Download PDF

DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis) Vaccine (VIS) (DTaP vaccine can help protect your child from diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis.) Download PDF

Haemophilus influenzae Type b ((Please see the related Vaccine Information Statement, Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (Hib) Vaccine: What You Need to Know)) Download PDF

Hepatitis A Vaccine (VIS) (Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease. It is caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). HAV is spread from person to person through contact with the feces (stool) of people who are infected, which can easily happen if someone does not wash his or her hands properly. You can also get hepatitis A from food, water, or objects contaminated with HAV.) Download PDF

Hepatitis B Vaccine: What Parents Need to Know (In rare cases, there are children who should not get the vaccine, including) Download PDF

Hepatitis B Vaccine: What You Need to Know (With any medicine, including vaccines, there is a chance of side effects. These are usually mild and go away on their own, but serious reactions are also possible.) Download PDF

Hepatitis C (About 4 million Americans are infected with Hepatitis C virus (HCV), and many do not even know it. Anyone can get infected with HCV, including children.) Download PDF

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine (VIS) (HPV vaccine prevents infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) types that are associated with many cancers, including:) Download PDF

Immunizations: What You Need to Know (However, parents may still have questions about why vaccines are needed, and some parents may be concerned about vaccine safety because they have been misinformed. ) Download PDF

Influenza (Inactivated or Recombinant) Vaccine (VIS) (Influenza (“flu”) is a contagious disease that spreads around the United States every year, usually between October and May.) Download PDF

Influenza (Live, Intranasal) Vaccine (VIS) (Influenza (“flu”) is a contagious disease that spreads around the United States every year, usually between October and May.) Download PDF

Meningococcal ACWY Vaccines (VIS) (Meningococcal disease is a serious illness caused by a type of bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis. It can lead to meningitis (infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord) and infections of the blood. Meningococcal disease often occurs without warning—even among people who are otherwise healthy.) Download PDF

Meningococcal Disease—Information for Teens and College Students (Serogroup B meningococcal vaccines (MenB)) Download PDF

MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) Vaccine: What You Need to Know (With any medicine, including vaccines, there is a chance of reactions. These are usually mild and go away on their own, but serious reactions are also possible.) Download PDF

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (VIS) (Vaccination can protect both children and adults from pneumococcal disease.) Download PDF

Pneumococcal Infections (Pneumococcus is a type of bacteria that can attack different parts of the body and cause many serious infections including) Download PDF

Polio Vaccine (VIS) (Vaccination can protect people from polio. Polio is a disease caused by a virus. It is spread mainly by person-to-person contact. It can also be spread by consuming food or drinks that are contaminated with the feces of an infected person.) Download PDF

Rotavirus Vaccine (VIS) (Rotavirus is a virus that causes diarrhea, mostly in babies and young children. The diarrhea can be severe, and lead to dehydration. Vomiting and fever are also common in babies with rotavirus.) Download PDF

Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria) Vaccine (VIS) (Tetanus and diphtheria are very serious diseases. They are rare in the United States today, but people who do become infected often have severe complications. Td vaccine is used to protect adolescents and adults from both of these diseases.) Download PDF

Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis) Vaccine (VIS) (Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis are very serious diseases. Tdap vaccine can protect us from these diseases. And, Tdap vaccine given to pregnant women can protect newborn babies against pertussis.) Download PDF

Vacuna antimeningocócica ACWY: (Meningococcal ACWY VIS) (La enfermedad meningocócica es una enfermedad seria, causada por un tipo de bacteria denominada Neisseria meningitidis. Puede producir meningitis (infección del revestimiento del cerebro y la médula espinal) e infecciones de la sangre. Es frecuente que la enfermedad meningocócica ocurra sin advertencia, incluso en personas por lo demás sanas.) Download PDF

Vacuna contra DTaP (difteria, tétanos, tos ferina) (DTap VIS) (La vacuna contra DTaP ayuda a la protección de su hijo contra difteria, tétanos y tos ferina.) Download PDF

Vacuna contra el Hib (Hib VIS) (La enfermedad provocada por el Haemophilus influenzae tipo b (Hib) es una enfermedad grave causada por una bacteria. Por lo general, afecta a niños menores de 5 años. También puede afectar a adultos con determinadas afecciones médicas.) Download PDF

Vacuna contra la varicela (viruela loca) (Chickenpox VIS) (La varicela (también llamada viruela loca) es una enfermedad vírica muy contagiosa. Es causada por el virus de la varicela zóster. La varicela es generalmente leve, pero puede ser grave en lactantes menores de 12 meses de edad, adolescentes, adultos, mujeres embarazadas y personas con sistemas inmunitarios debilitados.) Download PDF

Vacuna contra MMR (sarampión, paperas y rubeola) (MMR VIS) (El sarampión, las paperas y la rubeola son enfermedades víricas que pueden tener consecuencias serias. Antes de que existieran las vacunas, estas enfermedades eran muy frecuentes en Estados Unidos, especialmente entre los niños. Aún son frecuentes en muchos lugares del mundo.) Download PDF

Vacuna neumocócica conjugada (PCV13) (Pneumococcal Congugate VIS) (La vacunación puede proteger tanto a niños como adultos contra la enfermedad neumocócica.) Download PDF

Vacuna Td: Lo que necesita saber (Problemas severos luego de la aplicación de la vacuna Td: (Imposibilidad para realizar actividades habituales; se requirió atención médica)) Download PDF

Vacuna Tdap (Tdap VIS) (El tétanos, la difteria y la tos ferina son enfermedades muy graves. La vacuna Tdap puede protegernos contra estas enfermedades. Además, si se administra la vacuna Tdap a las mujeres embarazadas, puede proteger a los bebés recién nacidos contra la tos ferina.) Download PDF

Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine (VIS) (Chickenpox (also called varicella) is a common childhood disease. It is usually mild, but it can be serious, especially in young infants and adults.) Download PDF

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) (Source: Adapted from Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 (Copyright © 2009 American Academy of Pediatrics)) Download PDF

Your Child’s First Vaccines (VIS) (The vaccines covered on this statement are those most likely to be given during the same visits during infancy and early childhood. Other vaccines (including measles, mumps, and rubella; varicella; rotavirus; influenza; and hepatitis A) are also routinely recommended during the first five years of life.) Download PDF

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  • Closer to the T then we used to be!!

    The Quincy Adams  MBTA station is now conntected to Independence Avenue on a path above the train tracks. This makes Quincy Pediatrics much more  accessible via the T as we are only a few houses down from the new pedestrian walkway.