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Birth-18 Years & "Catch-up" Immunization Schedules

United States, 2014


Details for Healthcare Professionals

Each year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) publishes immunization schedules for persons age birth through 18 years. These schedules summarize recommendations for routine vaccines for children age 18 years and younger.

The recommended immunization schedules for persons age birth through 18 years and the catch-up immunization schedule have been approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

View and Print Schedules

Combined Schedule Format

Combined Schedule Format

Birth-18 Years and Catch-up


Single Page Formats

thumbnail of 0-6 schedule.

Birth-18 Years Recommended Immunization Schedule

Display and print this schedule on your website.



thumbnail of catch-up schedule.

Catch-up Immunization Schedule

Display and print this schedule on your website.


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Easy-to-read Versions for Parents

Available in English and Spanish.

You can display the easy-to-read schedules for parents on your website. See how the child (birth through 6 years) and the adolescent (7 through 18 years) easy-to-read formats will appear on your website. For instructions, see Display Immunization Schedules on Your Website.

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Create a Schedule of Vaccines Needed Since Birth

Make a Schedule for Your Child for your child logo.

2014 Create a Customized Schedule of Vaccines Needed (birth to 6 years)
Use this tool to create a personalized schedule you can give to and discuss with parents. Parents also can use this print-out to record their child’s vaccinations. Just enter your patient’s date of birth, click “get schedule”, and then click "printable schedule."

 

Interactive Tools

Download CDC Vaccine Schedules app.

2014 CDC Vaccine Schedules app for clinicians and other health care professionals offers you immediate access to CDC’s latest recommended immunization schedules. See childhood, adolescent, adult and catch-up vaccine schedules and footnotes on your smartphone and tablet devices. Download this free app from the iTunes App Store or from Google Play.


Interactive Adolescent Scheduler.

2013 Interactive Adolescent Scheduler for those 7 through 18 years
Tool for determining the vaccines needed according to the Adolescent Immunization schedule.


Tool for determining the vaccines a child needs especially missed or skipped vaccines according to the Immunization scheduler.

2014 Interactive Catch-up Scheduler for those birth through 6 years
Tool for determining the vaccines a child needs especially missed or skipped vaccines according to the Immunization scheduler.

Pocket-size

Child Immunization Schedule for persons aged birth to 18 years.

Combined version in smaller, portable format; includes birth through 18 years schedule and catch-up schedule with footnotes applying to both.


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MMWR Announcing Recommended Schedules

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years — United States, 2014
Each year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) reviews the current recommended immunization schedules for persons age birth through 18 years to ensure that the schedule reflects current recommendations for licensed vaccines. In October 2013, ACIP approved the recommended immunization schedules for person age birth through 18 years for 2014. The 2014 recommended immunization schedules are effective January 1, 2014; the MMWR publication date is February 7, 2014.


Spanish Version (en español)

Spanish versions of the schedules are no longer produced. We offer only parent-friendly versions of the schedule. See easy-to-read versions for parents in Spanish.


Binational Resource

Binational Resource.

Binational Immunization Resource for Children from Birth through 18 Years [2 pages] (8.5" x 14")
Side-by-side presentation of recommended vaccines in Mexico and the United States helps healthcare providers identify vaccines needed by children now in the U.S. who received some vaccines in Mexico.


Changes in the Schedule Since Last Release

Each year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) reviews the recommended immunization schedule to ensure that the schedule reflects current recommendations for licensed vaccines.

For 2014, several new references were added, including the adult immunization schedule for vaccination recommendations for persons aged ≥19 years. Recommendations for persons who have been vaccinated prior to the minimum age/interval between doses of vaccine in a series also were added.

  • Figure 1, "Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 0 through 18 Years":
    • Legend for the meningococcal conjugate vaccine row updated to reflect recommendation for use of MenACWY–CRM vaccine as early as 2 months of age.
    • Pages 4 through 6 contain combined footnotes for each vaccine related to routine vaccination, catch-up vaccination, and vaccination of persons with high-risk medical conditions or under special circumstances.
  • Standardized formatting used for footnotes for each vaccine to reflect the number of vaccine doses in a particular series.
    • Meningococcal conjugate vaccine footnotes updated to reflect recent recommendations for use of MCV4-CRM in high-risk persons 2 months of age and older.
    • Footnotes organized to reflect vaccine recommendations for each high-risk condition.
    • Influenza vaccine footnotes updated to provide guidance for dosing for children aged 6 months through 8 years for the 2013–14 and 2014–15 seasons.
    • Pneumococcal vaccine footnotes updated to provide guidance for vaccination of persons with high-risk conditions.
    • Hepatitis A vaccine footnotes updated to provide guidance for unvaccinated persons who are at increased risk for infection.
  • Figure 2, Catch-Up Immunization Schedule:
    • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, and Tdap vaccine catch-up schedules updated to provide more clarity.

Presentation Graphics

These slides are only snapshots of the chart and footnote portions of the immunization schedule and are provided for use in PowerPoint Presentations:

PPT slides

 

Immunization Recommendations

Summary of Recommendations for Childhood and Adolescent Immunization.

 


Note: To find the schedule in the CDC ordering system, do the following: Within the ‘programs’ box select ‘immunizations and vaccines (schedules and booklets)’ and click search button. At the bottom of each product is a ‘more information’ link you can click if you wish to see product before ordering.

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