AdultVaxView for Adults
Vaccines are recommended for adults to prevent serious diseases such as influenza (flu), tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), herpes zoster (shingles), pneumonia, and hepatitis A and B. Vaccines can reduce the chance of getting these and other diseases, and can reduce the risk of spreading certain illnesses. The vaccines you need as an adult depend on several factors, including your age, prior vaccinations, lifestyle, health conditions, job, pregnancy status, travel, and other considerations. Learn more about why vaccines are recommended for adults and find out which vaccines may be recommended for you.
- Page last reviewed: January 29, 2016
- Page last updated: January 29, 2016
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