Ages 13-18 Years: Immunizations


Diphtheria and reduced tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine booster (Persons aged 11 through 18 years who have not received Tdap vaccine should receive a dose followed by tetanus and diphtheria toxoids [Td] booster doses every 10 years thereafter. Tdap can be administered regardless of the interval since the last tetanus and diphtheria toxoid-containing vaccine. See the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for more information.)
Hepatitis B vaccine (one series for those not previously immunized)
Human papillomavirus vaccine (one series for those not previously immunized, ages 9-26 years)
Influenza vaccine (annually)
Measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (for those not previously immunized)
Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (1 dose at age 13-18 years if not previously vaccinated. Persons who received their first dose at age 13-15 years should receive a booster dose at age 16-18 years)
Varicella vaccine (one series for those without evidence of immunity)

High-Risk Groups (See High Risk Table for more information)

Hepatitis A vaccine
Pneumococcal vaccine

For more information on immunizations, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices site and the College's immunization webpage,