Vaccination Schedule

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Recommended Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule for Ages 18 Years or Younger United States, 2019

Range of recommended ages for each childhood vaccine is in yellow. For children whose vaccinations have been delayed, you can provide catch-up vaccinations at the earliest opportunity in the time frames indicated by the yellow bars. If your child is in a high-risk group, your doctor will discuss the best immunization schedule for each child.

Vaccine  Birth  1 mo  2 mos  4 mos  6 mos  9 mos  12 mos 15 mos  18 mos  19-23 mos  2-3 yrs 4-6yrs 
Hepatitis B (HepB)  1st dose  2nd dose    3rd dose      
Rotavirus (RV) RV1 (2-dose
series); RV5 (3-dose series)
     1st dose 2nd dose                
Diphtheria, tetanus, & acellular
pertussis (DTaP: <7 yrs) 
     1st dose 2nd dose 3rd dose      4th dose      5th dose
Haemophilus influenzae type b
(Hib) 
     1st dose 2nd dose      3rd or 4th dose        
Pneumococcal conjugate
(PCV13) 
     1st dose 2nd dose  3rd dose   4th dose        
Inactivated poliovirus
(IPV: <18 yrs) 
     1st dose 2nd dose  3rd dose      4th dose
Influenza (IIV)           Annual vaccination 1 or 2 doses
OR                         
Influenza (LAIV)                       Annual vaccination
1 or 2 doses
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)               1st dose        2nd dose
Varicella (VAR)               1st dose        2nd dose
Hepatitis A (HepA)               2 - dose series    
Meningococcal (MenACWY-D
≥9 mos; MenACWY-CRM ≥2 mos) 
 1st dose at age 11-12 
Tetanus, diphtheria, & acellular
pertussis (Tdap: ≥7 yrs) 
  7-10 years of age for catch-up immunization 
Human papillomavirus (HPV)    1st dose at age 11-12 
Meningococcal B                         
Pneumococcal polysaccharide
(PPSV23) 
                       
 Range of recommendation ages for all children    Range of recommended ages for catch-up immunization    

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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