reviewed 11/18/2019

Vaccines for infants through age 6

Getting young kids their shots at the recommended time can help keep them healthy.

Birth:

  • HepB. Hepatitis B. first dose.

1 month:

  • HepB. Hepatitis B. Second dose.

2 months:

  • DTaP. Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis. First dose.
  • Hib. Haemophilus Influenzae type B. First dose.
  • HepB. Hepatitis B. Second dose.
  • PCV13. Pneumococcal conjugate. First dose.
  • IPV. Polio. First dose.
  • RV. Rotovirus. First dose.

4 months:

  • DTaP. Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis. Second dose.
  • Hib. Haemophilus Influenzae type B. Second dose.
  • PCV13. Pneumococcal conjugate. Second dose.
  • IPV. Polio. Second dose.
  • RV. Rotovirus. Second dose.

6 months:

  • DTaP. Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis. Third dose.
  • Hib. Haemophilus Influenzae type B. Third dose.
  • Flu. Influenze. Annual.
  • PCV13. Pneumococcal conjugate. Third dose.
  • IPV. Polio. Third dose.
  • RV. Rotovirus. Third dose.

12 months:

  • Hib. Haemophilus Influenzae type B. fourth dose.
  • HepA. Hepatitis A. first dose.
  • HepB. Hepatitis B. third dose.
  • Flu. Influenza. Annual
  • MMR. Measles, Mumps, Rubella. First dose.
  • PCV13. Pneumococcal conjugate. Fourth dose.
  • IPV. Polio. Third dose.
  • VAR. Varicella (Chickenpox).

15 months:

  • DTaP: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis. Fourth dose.
  • Hib. Haemophilus Influenzae type B. fourth dose.
  • HepA. Hepatitis A. first dose.
  • HepB. Hepatitis B. third dose.
  • Flu. Influenza. Annual.
  • MMR. Measles, Mumps, Rubella. First dose.
  • PCV13. Pneumococcal conjugate. Fourth dose.
  • IPV. Polio. Third dose.
  • VAR. Varicella (Chickenpox). First dose.

18 months:

  • DTaP. Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis. Fourth dose.
  • HepA. Hepatitis A. first dose.
  • HepA. Hepatitis A. Second dose*.
  • HepB. Hepatitis B. third dose.
  • Flu. Influenza. Annual.
  • IPV. Polio. Third dose.
  • *6-18 months after first dose.

19 to 23 months:

  • HepA. Hepatitis A. First dose.
  • HepA. Hepatitis A. Second dose*.
  • Flu. Influenza. Annual.

*6-18 months after first dose.

2 to 3 years:

  • HepA. Hepatitis A. Second dose*.
  • Flu. Influenza. Annual.

*6-18 months after first dose.

4 to 6 years:

  • DTaP. Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis. Fifth dose.
  • Flu. Influenza. Annual.
  • MMR. Measles, Mumps, Rubella. Second dose.
  • IPV. Polio. Fourth dose.
  • VAR. Varicella (Chickenpox). Second dose.

Missed a dose? Talk to your doctor about catching up.

Sources: American Academy of Pediatrics; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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