Recommended Immunizations for Adults: By Health Condition
United States, 2017
|If you have this health condition||talk to your healthcare professional about these vaccines|
|Hepatitis A||Hepatitis B||Hib
Haemophilus influenzae type b
|MenB||for women||for men|
|Pregnancy||SHOULD NOT GET VACCINE||SHOULD NOT GET VACCINE||SHOULD NOT GET VACCINE|
|Weakened Immune System|
|HIV: CD4 count less than 200|
|HIV: CD4 count 200 or greater|
|Kidney disease or
poor kidney function
|Asplenia (if you do not have a spleen or if it does not work well)|
Chronic lung disease;
(Type 1 or Type 2)
|Chronic Liver Disease|
|More Information:||You should get flu vaccine every year.||You should get a Td booster every 10 years. You also need 1 dose of Tdap vaccine. Women should get Tdap vaccine during every pregnancy.||You should get shingles vaccine if you are age 60 years or older, even if you have had shingles before.||You should get 1 dose of PCV13 and at least 1 dose of PPSV23 depending on your age and health condition.||
You should get this vaccine if you did not get it when you were a child.
|You should get Hib vaccine if you do not have a spleen, have sickle cell disease, or received a bone marrow transplant.|
|You should get HPV vaccine if you are a woman through age 26 years or a man through age 21 years and did not already complete the series.|
|Recommended For You: This vaccine is recommended for you unless your healthcare professional tells you that you do not need it or should not get it.||May Be Recommended For You: This vaccine is recommended for you if you have certain other risk factors due to your age, health condition or other. Talk to your healthcare professional to see if you need this vaccine.||YOU SHOULD NOT GET THIS VACCINE|
If you are traveling outside the United States, you may need additional vaccines.
Ask your healthcare professional about which vaccines you may need at least 6 weeks before you travel.
The recommendations in this schedule were approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American College of Physicians (ACP), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).
Page last reviewed: February 6, 2017
Page last updated: February 6, 2017
Content source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Provided by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)