Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) is recommended for all children younger than 5 years old, all adults 65 years or older, and people 6 years or older with certain risk factors. Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23) is recommended for all adults 65 years or older. People 2 through 64 years old who are at high risk of pneumococcal disease should also receive PPSV23.
- What Everyone Should Know
Basic information for people interested in the vaccine
- Information for Healthcare Professionals
Vaccine recommendations and contraindications; composition, dosage, and administration; handling and storage
- Page last reviewed: June 19, 2015
- Page last updated: May 27, 2016
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