Cdc adult immunization

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Immunizations are not just for children. Protection from some childhood vaccines can wear off over time. You may also be at risk for vaccine-preventable disease due to your age, job, lifestyle, travel, or health conditions. All adults need immunizations to help them prevent getting and spreading serious diseases that could result in poor health, missed work, medical bills, and not being able to care for family.

The Adult Vaccine Assessment Tool

Adult Immunization Schedule by Vaccine and Age Group | CDC

Healthcare professionals are the most valued and trusted source of health information for adults. Research shows that most adults believe vaccines are important and that a recommendation from their healthcare professional is the strongest predictor of adults getting vaccinated. CDC is committed to working with healthcare professionals to improve adult vaccination rates and reduce the number of missed opportunities for vaccinations. Information and tools to help you and your practice stay up-to-date on vaccination standards and practices. Kathleen Dooling discusses storage, administration, and patient counseling for the new shingles vaccine. Ray Strikas provides information to help healthcare providers navigate vaccination guidelines and shares key insights for adult patients, specifically those with chronic diseases.

Immunization Schedules

Recommended vaccines based on your lifestyle and your specific health status. Finding and recording your vaccinations. Materials to help you better understand vaccines recommended for you.
Always make recommendations by determining needed vaccines based on age Table 1 , assessing for medical conditions and other indications Table 2 , and reviewing special situations Notes. Get Email Updates. Download Schedules App. Recommended vaccination for adults who meet age requirement, lack documentation of vaccination, or lack evidence of past infection. Recommended vaccination for adults with an additional risk factor or another indication.