To prepare for your visit, see below for information on Virginia Mason's recommended vaccine schedule based on the CDC guidelines. For more information or to schedule a visit with a Virginia Mason pediatrician in your location, see our locations.
Virginia Mason Recommended Schedule Based on CDC Guidelines
|Birth||HepB in hospital|
|2 months||DTaP, IPV, HepB, Hib, PCV13, Rotavirus|
|4 months||DTaP, IPV, [HepB*], Hib, PCV13, Rotavirus|
|6 months||DTaP, IPV, HepB, Hib, PCV13, Rotavirus|
|6 months through adulthood||Influenza (yearly, fall/winter)|
|12 months||MMR, PCV13, HepA|
|15 months||DTaP, Hib, Varicella (chicken pox)|
|4 years||DTaP, IPV, MMR, Varicella|
|11 years||Tdap, Meningococcal|
|11-20 years||HPV (series of 3 doses over 6 months)|
Many of these vaccines can be given using combination products, reducing the number of shots required. Examples include:
Pentacel = DTaP + IPV + Hib
Pediarix = DTaP + IPV + HepB
Kinrix = DTaP + IPV (for age 4 through 6)
ProQuad = MMR + Varicella
*Need for HepB at 4 months depends on combination products used
Schedule may be adjusted for your child's needs, vaccination status, and vaccine availability.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) outline the recommended vaccinations to be given. Listed below are links to common childhood vaccines, recommended vaccine schedules, a Parents' Guide to Immunizations and other immunization information.