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When Should You Get Vaccinated?

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Children

 

4 months (first-dose vaccinations)

• Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)
• Polio (IPV)
• Haemophilus influenza (Hib) 
• Hepatitis B (Hep B) 
• Pneumococcal (PCV)
• Rotavirus (Rota)

4 months (second-dose vaccinations)

• Tdap
• IPV
• Hib
• PCV
• Hep B
• Rota

6 months (third-dose vaccinations)

• Tdap
• IPV
• Hib
• PCV
• Hep B
• Rota

6-18 months (third-dose vaccinations)

• IPV

12-15 months

• Measles-mumps-rubella 
• (MMR-first dose)
• Hib (fourth dose)
• PCV (fourth dose)
• Varicella zoster virus

15 months (fourth-dose vaccinations)

• Tdap

4-6 years

• Tdap (fifth dose)
• IPV (fourth dose)
• MMR (second dose)
• Varicella

11 years and older

• Tdap (sixth dose)
• Human Papillomavirus (HPV 3 doses)
• Meningococcal (MCV4)

 

Men

 

18-39

• Monthly self-exam of testicles, skin, mouth and breasts to check for abnormalities that may indicate cancer
• Annual blood pressure check
• Annual rectal exam to check for hemorrhoids, colon cancer and prostate cancer
• Complete physical examination every three years
• Blood test and urinalysis every three years to check for various conditions, such as cholesterol, diabetes, kidney dysfunction or thyroid dysfunction
• TB skin test every five years
• Tetanus booster every 10 years

40-49

• Monthly self-exam of testicles, skin, mouth and breasts
• Annual blood pressure check
• Annual rectal exam 
• Complete physical exam every two years
• Blood test and urinalysis every two years
• Electrocardiogram (EKG) every four years to screen for heart abnormalities
• TB skin test every five years
• Tetanus booster every 10 years

50 and older

• Monthly self-exam of testicles, skin, mouth and breasts
• Annual physical exam
• Annual blood pressure check
• Annual rectal exam 
• Annual fecal occult blood test for signs of colon cancer or polyps
• Annual prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test to check for enlargement or signs of cancer
• Blood test and urinalysis every two years
• EKG every three years
• TB skin test every five years
• Tetanus booster every 10 years
• Influenza
• Pneumococcal (polysaccharide)

 

Women

 

18-39

• Monthly self-exam of breasts, skin and mouth to check for abnormalities that may indicate cancer
• Annual blood pressure check
• Annual rectal exam to screen for hemorrhoids, colon cancer and lower rectal problems
• Pap test pelvic exam every one to three years
• Complete physical exam every three years
• Blood test and urinalysis every three years to screen for various conditions such as cholesterol, diabetes, kidney dysfunction or thyroid dysfunction
• TB skin test every five years
• Tetanus booster every 10 years
• Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

40-49

• Monthly self-exam of breasts, skin and mouth
• Annual blood pressure check 
• Annual rectal exam
• Mammogram every one to two years to screen for breast cancer
• Complete physical exam every two years
• Blood test and urinalysis every two years
• EKG every four years to screen for heart abnormalities 
• TB skin test every five years
• Thyroid test every five years
• Tetanus booster every 10 years
• Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

50 and older

• Monthly self-exam of breasts, skin and mouth
• Annual blood pressure check 
• Annual rectal exam
• Annual fecal occult blood test to screen for signs of colon cancer or polyps
• Annual physical exam
• Annual blood test and urinalysis
• Mammogram every one to two years 
• EKG every three years
• TB skin test every five years
• Thyroid test every five years
• Tetanus booster every 10 years
• Influenza
• Pneumococcal (polysaccharide)

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