VACCINE RECOMMENDATIONS

​Some vaccinations require 2-3 doses to be effective. If you are traveling to a country that requires the Yellow Fever Vaccine; it must be received, and documented on your yellow card, two weeks before entry into country.


Review the "Vaccine Recommendations" chart to see vaccine requirements and dosing information.


Clicking on a vaccine will take you to the CDC vaccine information sheet. This sheet will provide all requirements and precautions for receiving a vaccine.

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Don't leave without packing your preventive Malaria prophylaxis!  Know the risk of contracting malaria before you go. While countries like Guatemala and Honduras have a moderate risk; other countries like Haiti and Afghanistan have a high risk.

VACCINATE HERE and stay well there! Don't wait until the last minute to find out if you need vaccinations or preventive prescriptions for malaria or typhoid. 


VACCINE RECOMMENDATIONS BY AGE

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Also, make sure the mosquito protection, recommended to you by your Travel Medicine Consultant, is on your travel checklist.     

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VACCINE

 AGE 

DOSE

TIMING

Dtap≥10 y
1PLUS Adult Booster 
Hepatitis A≥19 y
2Day 1, 6m
Hepatitis B≥19 y
3Day 1, 30d, 6m
Hepatitis A & B Combination≥18 y
3Day 1, 30d,  6m
Hib  Haemophilus influenzae type B Adult1
Varies per Individual
Influenza  Inactivated≥  y
1Yearly
Japanese Encephalitis
≥17 y
2Day 1, 28d
Meningococcal
Varies1Varies per Individual
MMR  Measles, Mumps, Rubella≥18 y
1PLUS Adult Booster
Pneumoccocal≥2-65 y
1PLUS Adult Booster _ every 2yr
Polio≥18 y
1Varies per Individual
RabiesPreventative onlyAny3Day 1, 7d, 21d or 28d
Shingles  Herpes Zoster≥50 y
1PLUS Adult Booster
Tetanus, Diptheria - Td≥2 y
1PLUS Adult Booster _ 10yr
Typhoid Injectable
≥2 y
1PLUS Adult Booster every 2yr
Typhoid Oral
≥6 y
4Day 1, 2d, 4d, 6d PLUS Booster _ 5yr 
Varicella  Chicken PoxAdult2Day 1, 28d
Yellow Fever ≥9 y
1PLUS Adult Booster _ 10yr