2018 Recommended Immunizations for Adults by Age in Easy-to-read Format
En español: Vacunas recomendadas para adultos según la edad
• = 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 risk factors due to your health condition. Talk to your health care professional to see if you need this vaccine.
|If you are this age||talk to your health care professional about these vaccines|
|Td or Tdap
|Hepatitis A||Hepatitis B||Hib
Haemophilus influenzae type b
|RZV||ZVL||PCV13||PPSV23||MenACWY||MenB||for women||for men|
|•If born in 1957 or later|
|More Information:||You should get flu vaccine every year.||You should get 1 dose of Tdap if you did not get it as a child or adult. You should also get a Td booster every 10 years. Women should get 1 dose of Tdap during every pregnancy.||There are 2 types of zoster vaccine. You should get 2 doses of RZV at age 50 years or older (preferred) or 1 dose of ZVL at age 60 years or older, even if you had shingles before.||There are 2 types of pneumococcal vaccines. You should get 1 dose of PCV13 and at least 1 dose of PPSV23 depending on your age and health condition.||There are 2 types of meningococcal vaccines. You may need one or both types depending on your health condition.||You should get this vaccine if you did not get it when you were a child.|
|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.|
If you are traveling outside the United States, you may need additional vaccines.
Ask your health care 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, 2018
- Page last updated: February 6, 2018
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