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Immunization Schedules

Topic Overview

After getting approval from several expert groups, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the following immunization schedules:

Each year, the CDC reviews the immunization schedules for children and adults and makes new ones as needed.

Go to the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/child-adolescent.html#binational to see what vaccines are needed for children who got some shots in Mexico but now get shots in the U.S.

Note: Throughout the year, the CDC may update its recommendations or make new ones. Go to www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/default.htm for the most current information on each immunization.

For a form you can use to track your child's immunizations, see the childhood immunization record.

For more information, see the topic Immunizations.

Credits

Current as of: December 9, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
John Pope MD - Pediatrics
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine

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