2022 Recommended Vaccinations for Children 7-18 Years Old
* = These shaded boxes indicate when the vaccine is recommended for all children unless your doctor tells you that your child cannot safely receive the vaccine.
† = These shaded boxes indicate the vaccine SHOULD be given if a child is catching up on missed vaccines.
§ = These shaded boxes indicate the vaccine is recommended for children with certain health or lifestyle conditions that put them at an increased risk for serious diseases. See vaccine-specific recommendations at www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/acip-recs/index.html.
¶ = This shaded box indicates children not at increased risk MAY get the vaccine if they wish after speaking to a provider.
# = This shade box indicates vaccination may begin in this age group.
|Meningococcal||Pneumococcal||Dengue||Hepatitis B||Hepatitis A||Polio||MMR
|More Information:||Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine every year if they do not have contraindications.||All 11- through 12-year-olds should get one shot of Tdap.||All 11- through 12- year olds should get a 2-shot series of HPV vaccine. A 3-shot series is needed for those with weakened immune systems and those who start the series at 15 years or older.||All 11- through 12- year olds should get one shot of meningococcal conjugate (MenACWY). A booster shot is recommended at age 16.||Ages 10 years and older at increased risk should receive a serogroup B meningococcal (MenB) vaccine. Ages 16–18 years old who are not at increased risk may be vaccinated with a MenB vaccine.||Ages 9-16 years who live in dengue endemic areas AND have laboratory confirmation of previous dengue infection.|