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These are links to Immunization Schedules on the American Academy of Pediatrics web site:

Recommended Schedule for Well Check-ups & Immunization of
Infants and Children in 2012 - 2013


Birth Hospital Hep B #1
2-3 days after hospital discharge Well Check (WC)- Initial Hepatitis B-#1 (if not given in hospital)
2 weeks after initial WC Weight Check
6-8 weeks of age WC, DTaP #1. IPV #1, HIB #1, PCV #1, RV #1
10-12 weeks of age WC, Hepatitis B #2, RV #2
3.5-4 months WC, DTaP #2, IPV #2, HIB #2, PCV #2, RV #3
6 months WC, DTaP #3, HIB #3, PCV #3, Influenza #1 (Sept 1 until March-April)
7 months Influenza #2 only
9 months WC, Hepatitis B #3, CBC and Lead (finger stick blood work)
≥12 months WC, MMR, Chickenpox, Hep A, CBC and Lead (if not done at 9 mo)
**MMR - Chickenpox (only given in arm and must be given > 1 y/o)
15 months WC, DTaP #4, IPV #3, PCV #4, HIB #4
18-19 months WC, Autism Evaluation #1 + Hep A #2 (if 6 months from Hep A #1)
~2-years WC, Hep A #2, PCV 13 if initial series was all with PCV 7.
**(only one dose after 24 months up to 59 months if not given earlier)
Autism Evaluation #2: Dental Visit needed
2 1/2 years WC
> 3 years WC, Vision screen (if unable to do, refer Ophthalmologist)
≥4 years WC, MMR #2 and Chickenpox #2
5-6 years WC, IPV #4, DTaP #5, CBC and Cholesterol
***(if > 7th birthday – Use Tdap)
7-12 years WC, Catch-up of missed immunizations
≥11 yrs old to college WC, Tdap (adult), Meningococcal #1, HPV #1, PPD-TB Test
CBC, Lipid Panel, Vitamin D.(Meningococcal #2-5 years after #1)
Well Exams: After 3 years old, ~ every 12 months
 
Influenza: 6 mo – 3 y/o: 0.25 cc, > 3 y/o: 0.5 cc, 6 mo to 9 y/o: 2 doses a month apart if never received 2 doses in one prior year. Flumist Nasal: > 2 y/o and no chronic illness or wheezing in past year.
Chickenpox vaccine (Varivax): Can be given > 1 y/o in child who has not had chickenpox. After the Chickenpox vaccine is given, you must wait one month before giving any other live vaccine. All other vaccines can be given with Varivax.
DTaP: 5th dose not necessary if 4th dose given after age 4. Half doses are not effective and do not lessen risk of adverse effects
TdaP: ≥11 yrs old – replaces the old dT
Hepatitis B: First 2 doses must be given at least one month apart.  Full protection requires 3 doses.
Hepatitis A: Dose #1 given at 1 y/o, or any yearly visit. Dose #2: 6 months after #1 and before 2 yrs old.
Pneumoccocal (PCV): at least 2 doses required in children <2 years old with final dose ≥12 months of age
***5th dose of new PCV 13 if initial series was with 4 doses of PCV 7
Rotavirus: First dose: <6 wks old Second: Minimum 1 mo later Third dose: Minimum 1 mo later. Series must be complete by 32 weeks
HIB: one dose required ≥12 months (regardless of how many were given before 12 months of age)
HPV: Dose 1 >11 y/o
Dose 2: 2 months later (Acceptable: 36-84 days = 5-12 wks)
Dose 3: 4 months later (Acceptable: 80-160 days = 2.6-5.3 months)


Vaccine Abbreviation Codes
TdaP: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Acellulat Pertussis
DTaP: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis Hep B: Hepatitis B
HIB: Hemophilus Influenzae Type B Conjugate Hep A: Hepatitis A
PNC: Pneumococcal Conjugate HPV: Human Papillomavirus
IPV: Polio - inactivated CBC: Complete Blood Count to check for Anemia
RV: Rotavirus oral-live vaccine MMRV: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chickenpox)


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