Ages 65 Years and Older: Immunizations

Periodic

Herpes zoster (single dose, if not previously immunized)
Influenza vaccine (annually)
Pneumococcal vaccine (once)
Diphtheria and reduced tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine booster (substitute one-time dose of Tdap for Td booster; then boost with Td every 10 years)
Varicella vaccine (one series for those without evidence of immunity)

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

Hepatitis A vaccine (consider combination vaccine for those at risk for hepatitis A and B)
Hepatitis B vaccine (consider combination vaccine for those at risk for hepatitis A and B)
Meningococcal 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.