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What shots do I need?

Everyone needs protected with shots sooner or later.

While vaccine-preventable childhood diseases are at near record or record low levels in the United States, that does not mean these diseases have disappeared. Many of the viruses and bacteria are still circulating in this country or are only a plane ride away. That’s why it’s important that children, especially infants and young children, receive recommended immunizations on time.

You never outgrow the need for vaccines. The specific immunizations you need as an adult are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, high-risk conditions, type and locations of travel, and previous immunizations. Throughout your adult life, you need immunizations to get and maintain protection against: flu, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, shingles, pneumococcal, HPV, etc.

Vaccines can help keep you and your growing family healthy. If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, the specific vaccinations you need are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, high-risk conditions, type and locations of travel, and previous vaccinations.

 To learn more about immunization for specific populations, please select one of the following links:

 

 Adults             College Students & Young Adults  Healthcare Worker             
 Infants and Toddlers                 International Travelers    Older Adults
 Parents             Pregnant Women   
 
Pre-teens & Adolescents
  Why Immunize Babies  

 

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