What vaccines should you get after school as an adult?

What vaccines should adults routinely receive?

Adults may need a vaccine for the following vaccine-preventable diseases:

  • chicken pox (varicella)
  • diphtheria.
  • hepatitis A.
  • hepatitis B.
  • HPV (human papillomavirus)
  • measles.
  • meningococcal.
  • mumps.

Which vaccine is given to adults only?

Vaccines in the Adult Immunization Schedule

Vaccines Abbreviations Trade names
Pneumococcal 23-valent polysaccharide vaccine PPSV23 Pneumovax® 23
Tetanus and diphtheria toxoids Td Tenivac® Tdvax™
Tetanus and diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine Tdap Adacel® Boostrix®
Varicella vaccine VAR Varivax®

How many vaccines can be given at once for adults?

There is no upper limit for the number of vaccines that can be administered during one visit. ACIP and AAP consistently recommend that all needed vaccines be administered during an office visit. Vaccination should not be deferred because multiple vaccines are needed.

What new vaccination is recommended for adults 65 years old and older?


Vaccine 19-26 years ≥65 years
Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap or Td) 1 dose Tdap, then Td or Tdap booster every 10 years
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) 1 or 2 doses depending on indication (if born in 1957 or later)
Varicella (VAR) 2 doses (if born in 1980 or later) 2 doses
Zoster recombinant (RZV) 2 doses
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What are the CDC recommendations for adults ages 19 64?

Specifically, CDC recommends a second PPSV23 dose 5 years after the first PPSV23 dose for persons aged 19 through 64 years with immunocompromising conditions. However, with some conditions (i.e., cochlear implants, CSF leaks), CDC does not recommend a second dose of PPSV23 for persons 19 through 64 years of age.

How many Hep B shots are required for adults?

3-Dose Vaccine Series for Children and Adults

Children greater than 1 year of age, and adults, can be vaccinated to protect them for a lifetime against a hepatitis B infection. The vaccine is given at 0, 1 and 6 months. The third dose is needed for complete, long-term protection.

How many MMR vaccines do adults need?

The CDC says adults at greater risk of measles or mumps should get two doses of MMR vaccine, the second one 4 weeks after the first.

What is a normal vaccination schedule?

Birth to 15 Months

Vaccine 2 mos 4 mos
Diphtheria, tetanus, & acellular pertussis (DTaP: <7 yrs) 1st dose 2nd dose
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) 1st dose 2nd dose
Pneumococcal conjugate (PCV13) 1st dose 2nd dose
Inactivated poliovirus (IPV: <18 yrs) 1st dose 2nd dose

What vaccines does a 65 year old need?

These are five important vaccines to consider if you are age 65 or older:

  • COVID-19 vaccine. Children ages 12 and older are now eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. …
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine. …
  • Pneumonia vaccine. …
  • Shingles vaccine. …
  • Tetanus and pertussis.