Immunizations for Children (Ages 7 to 18 Years)


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Children of all ages are eligible for immunization at the Back-To-School Clinic, and COVID-19 immunizations will also be available to adults and children age 6 months and older. At the flu/COVID-19 clinics, adults and children age 6 months and older are eligible for both immunizations.

Your children need to be vaccinated against serious diseases! Download the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Immunization Schedule for Children Ages 7 to 18 (PDF).

Recommended Immunizations for Children & Adolescents Ages 7 to 18:

Hepatitis A (HepA)Anyone can get infected with Hepatitis A. Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease that is spread through close personal contact with a person that has Hepatitis A or from contaminated food and water. The vaccine is given as two doses, 6 to 18 months apart.
Hepatitis B (HepB)You need three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine if you have not already received them.
Human Papillomavirus
All adolescents age 9+ and adults up to age 45 are recommended toget three doses of HPV vaccine to prevent cervical, oral, head, and neck cancer.
InfluenzaAll children and teens through age 18 years should receive annual vaccination against influenza.
Measles, Mumps, Rubella
Check with your immunization provider to make sure you’ve had two doses of MMR.
Meningococcal DiseaseThis vaccine is recommended for all teens ages 11 through 18 years, college freshmen who will be or are living in dormitories, and those with certain special medical conditions.

Pneumococcal Disease
(Pneumococcal Shot)

Do you have a chronic health problem? Talk to your immunization provider about whether you should receive a pneumococcal shot.
PolioIf you haven’t completed your series of polio vaccine doses, you should complete them now.
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
(Tdap, Td)
You need a booster dose of Tdap at age 11 to 12 years. If you’re older and already had a Td booster, you should get a Tdap shot to get the extra protection against pertussis (whooping cough). After that, you will need a Td booster dose every ten years.
Varicella (Var)
(Chickenpox Shot)
If you have not been previously vaccinated and have not had chickenpox, you should get vaccinated against this disease. The vaccine is given as a two-dose series. Any teenager who was vaccinated as a child with only one dose should get a second dose now.