Ages 13-18 Years: Immunizations

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Ages 13-18 Years
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Periodic

□ 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, http://www.immunizationforwomen.org/.

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