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Vaccines Mini Guide TOC - Immunization Charts for Children and Adults

Immunization Charts for Children and Adults

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.

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

For a form you can use to track your child's immunizations, see the childhood immunization recordform.gif(What is a PDF document?).

To print a list of what shots you or your child may need, go to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Web site at www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/schedules/default.htm.

For more information, see the topic Immunizations.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical Reviewer William Atkinson, MD, MPH - Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Last Revised March 22, 2011
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Last Updated: March 22, 2011
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