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Immunization

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    • Hepatitis B vaccination
      (Infants born to HBs Ag-negative mothers)
      1. Administer the first dose between birth and 2 months of age.
      2. Give the second dose between 1 and 4 months of age and at least 1 month after administering the first dose.
      3. Give the third dose between 6 and 18 months of age, with a minimum of 4 months between the second and third doses
        (Infants born to HBs Ag-positive mothers)
      4. Administer the first dose of hepatitis B shot and HBIG (Hepatitis B immune globulin) within 12 hours of birth.
      5. Give the second dose at 1 month of age.
      6. Give the third dose at 6 months of age.
        (Infants born to mothers not screened for HBs Ag)
      7. Administer the first dose of hepatitis B shot within 12 hours of birth.
      8. Give the second dose between 1 and 2 months of age.
      9. Give the third dose at 6 months of age.
      10. If mother is found to be HBs Ag-positive, give a dose of HBIG (Hepatitis B immune globulin) as soon as possible, but not later than 1 week after birth.  (Premature infants of HBsAg-negative mothers with birth weights less than 2000g)
      11. Administer the first dose of hepatitis B shot when the infant weighs at least 2000 gm. or at 2 months of age.
      1. Five (5) doses total by the child's seventh birthday (3 doses of primary series at 2, 4 and 6 months of age; and 2 doses of booster vaccine at 15 to 18 months and 4 to 6 years of age).
      2. Administer the first dose of Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis vaccine (DTP, DTaP) between 6 weeks and 2 months of age.
      3. Give the second dose at 4 months of age and at least 4 weeks after delivery of the first dose.
      4. Give the third dose at 6 months of age, with a minimum of 4 weeks between the second and third doses.
      5. Give the fourth dose between 15 and 18 months of age, with at least 6 months after the third dose.
      6. Give the fifth dose between 4 and 6 years of age.  (It's not necessary if the fourth vaccination was given when the child was 4 years of age or older)
      7. Give the Tetanus and diphtheria vaccination (Td) between 11 and 18 years of age if your child received the last dose of DPT vaccine 5 years ago.
      8. Give the Tetanus and diphtheria vaccination (Td) every 10 years
    • Poliomyelitis Immunization
      1. Administer the first dose of enhanced-potency inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) at 2 months of age.
      2. Give the second dose at 4 months of age
      3. Give the third dose between 6 months and 18 months of age
      4. Give the fourth dose between 4 years and 6 years of age
      5. Infants and children starting vaccination late (i.e., after 6 months of age): begin the primary series of three immunizations of live oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) during any visit, with a minimum 4 weeks apart between doses of OPV.  Administer a supplemental dose of OPV between 4 and 6 years of age.
    • Hemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) Immunization
      1. Administer the first dose of Hemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine at 2 months of age.
      2. Give the second dose at 4 months of age.
      3. Give the third dose at 6 months of age (If your child received PRP-OMP -- Pedvax HIB or ComVax -- the third dose at 6 months is not required.)
      4. Give the booster vaccination at 12-15 months.
    • Pneumococcal Immunization
      1. Pneumococcal vaccine is recommended for all children who are between 2 months and 23 months of age.
      2. Administer the first dose of heptavalent conjugate pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) at 2 months of age.
      3. Give the second dose at 4 months of age.
      4. Give the third dose at 6 months of age.
      5. Give the booster vaccination at 12-15 months.
    • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Immunization
      1. Give primary immunization at 12 to 15 months of age.
      2. Give a second dose either at 4 to 6 years or at 11 to 12 years if your child has not previously received the second dose.
      3. Administer doses of MMR or other measles-containing vaccines at least 1 month apart.
    • Varicella Immunization
      1. Give a single vaccination between 12 and 18 months of age.
      2. If your child is up to 12 years of age, is susceptible, lacks a reliable history of Chicken Pox, and has not been immunized, give a single vaccination at any visit on or after the first birthday.
      3. Children who are immunized after age 13: give two doses of varicella vaccine with at least 4 weeks apart.
    • Hepatitis A Immunization
      1. Hepatitis A vaccine is recommended for high-risk groups; consult your local public health authority.
      2. High-risk children: give Hepatitis A vaccine between 24 months and 18 years of age.
        Neonate (0-1month/old)
        Immunization: Hepatitis B vaccination
    • Hepatitis B vaccination
      (Babies of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)-negative mothers)
      1. If the baby's mother was HBsAg-negative during pregnancy, administer the first dose between birth and 2 months of age; the second dose between 1 and 4 months of age and at least 1 month after delivery of the first dose; and the third dose between 6 and 18 months of age, with a minimum of 4 months between the second and third doses.
        (Premature infants of HBsAg-negative mothers with birth weights less than 2000g)
      2. Administer the first dose when the infant weighs at least 2000 gm. or at 2 months of age.
      3. If your baby is a premature infant with a birth weight less than 2000 gm. and you were an HBsAg-negative mother during pregnancy, then administer the first hepatitis B shot when the infant weighs at least 2000 gm. or at 2 months of age.
        (Baby born to Mother known to be HBsAg-positive)
      4. If the mother of a baby was HbsAg-positive during pregnancy, administer the first dose of hepatitis B shot and HBIG (hepatitis B immune globulin) within 12 hours of birth, and subsequent doses at 1 and 6 months of age.
        (Baby born to Mother not screened for HBsAg)
      5. Administer the first dose of hepatitis B shot within 12 hours of birth, the second dose between 1 month and 2 months of age, the third dose at 6 months of age, and give a dose of HBIG (Hepatitis B immune globulin) as soon as possible, not later than 1 week after birth if the baby's mother is found to be HBsAg-positive.
        Infant (1-24 months/old)
        Immunization: Hepatitis B vaccination, Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis vaccination, Poliomyelitis Immunization, Hemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) Immunization, Measles, Mumps and Rubella Immunization, Varicella Immunization, Pneumococcal Immunization
        Hepatitis B vaccination
        (Infants born to HBs Ag-negative mothers)
      6. Administer the first dose between birth and 2 months of age, the second dose between 1 and 4 months of age and at least 1 month after delivery of the first dose, and the third dose between 6 and 18 months of age, with a minimum of 4 months between the second and third doses.
        (Infants born to HBs Ag-positive mothers)
      7. Administer the first dose of hepatitis B shot and HBIG (Hepatitis B immune globulin) within 12 hours of birth, and subsequent doses at 1 and 6 months of age.
        (Infants born to mothers not screened for HBsAg)
      8. If the baby's mother is found to be HBsAg-positive following delivery, administer the first dose of hepatitis B shot within 12 hours of birth, the second dose between 1 month and 2 months of age, the third dose at 6 months of age, and give a dose of HBIG (Hepatitis B immune globulin) as soon as possible, but not later than 1 week after birth.
        (Premature infants of HBsAg-negative mothers with birth weights less than 2000g)
      9. Administer the first dose when the infant weighs at least 2000 gm. or at 2 months of age.
      1. A total of five (5) doses by the child's seventh birthday (3 doses of primary series at 2, 4, and 6 months of age; and 2 doses of booster vaccine at 15 to 18 months and 4 to 6 years of age).
      2. Administer the first dose of Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis vaccine (DTP, DTaP) between 6 weeks and 2 months of age.
      3. Give the second dose at 4 months of age and at least 4 weeks after delivery of the first dose.
      4. Give the third dose at 6 months of age, with a minimum of 4 weeks between the second and third doses.
      5. Give the fourth dose between 15 months and 18 months of age, with at least 6 months after the third dose.
      6. Give the fifth dose between 4 years and 6 years of age. (It's not necessary if the fourth vaccination was given when the child was 4 years of age or older.)
      7. Give the Tetanus and diphtheria vaccination (Td) between 11 years and 18 years of age if the child received his last dose of DPT vaccine 5 years ago.
      8. Give the Tetanus and diphtheria vaccination (Td) every 10 years.
    • Poliomyelitis Immunization
      1. Administer the first dose of enhanced-potency inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) at 2 months of age.
      2. Give the second dose at 4 months of age.
      3. Give the third dose between 6 months and 18 months of age.
      4. Give the fourth dose between 4 years and 6 years of age.
      5. In the case of infants and children starting vaccination late (i.e., after 6 months of age): begin the primary series of three immunizations of live oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) during any visit, with a minimum 4 weeks apart between doses of OPV. Administer a supplemental dose of OPV between 4 and 6 years of age.
        (Infants starting vaccination late, i.e., after 6 months of age)
      6. Administer three doses of OPV (live oral poliovirus vaccine) with a minimum of 4 weeks apart.
    • Hemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) Immunization
      1. Administer the first dose of Hemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine at 2 months of age.
      2. Give the second dose at 4 months of age.
      3. Give the third dose at 6 months of age. (If your child received PRP-OMP -- Pedvax HIB or ComVax -- the third dose at 6 months is not required.)
      4. Give the booster vaccination at 12-15 months of age.
        (2-6 months of age at first vaccination)
      5. If your baby has received HbOC or PRP-T, administer his first three doses of Hib (Hemophilus influenzae Type b) shot with a minimum of 2 months apart and a supplemental dose at 12-15 months.
      6. If your baby has received PRP-OMP (Pedvax HIB or ComVax), administer his first two doses of Hib (Hemophilus influenzae Type b) shot with a minimum of 2 months apart and a supplemental dose at 12-15 months.
        (7-11 months of age at first vaccination)
      7. Administer his first two doses of Hib (Hemophilus influenzae Type b) shot with a minimum of 2 months apart and a supplemental dose at 12-18 months.
        (12-14 months of age at first vaccination)
      8. Administer his first dose of Hib (Hemophilus influenzae Type b) shot and a supplemental dose 2 months later.
        (15-59 months of age at first vaccination)
      9. Administer a single vaccination of Hib (Hemophilus influenzae Type b) during any visit.
    • Pneumococcal Immunization
      1. Pneumococcal vaccine is recommended for all children who are between 2 months and 23 months of age.
      2. Administer the first dose of heptavalent conjugate pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) at 2 months of age.
      3. Give the second dose at 4 months of age.
      4. Give the third dose at 6 months of age.
      5. Give the booster vaccination at 12-15 months of age.
    • Measles, Mumps and Rubella Immunization
      1. Give primary immunization at 12 to 15 months of age.
      2. Give a second dose either at age 4 to 6 years or at age 11 to 12 years if your child has not previously received the second dose.
      3. Administer doses of MMR or other measles-containing vaccines at least 1 month apart.
        Varicella Immunization
      4. Give a single vaccination between 12 and 18 months of age.
      5. In the case of a susceptible child (one lacking a reliable history of Chicken Pox and has not been immunized): give a single vaccination at any visit on or after the first birthday.
        Toddler (2-5 years old)
        Immunization: Hepatitis B vaccination, Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis vaccination, Poliomyelitis Immunization, Hemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) Immunization, Measles, Mumps and Rubella Immunization, Varicella Immunization
        Hepatitis B vaccination
      6. Nonimmunized children: begin the series of three immunizations during any visit, with the second and third doses administered at least 1 and 4 months, respectively, after the first dose.
      1. A total five (5) doses shall be administered by the child's seventh birthday (i.e., 3 doses of primary series at 2, 4 and 6 months of age; and 2 doses of booster vaccine at 15 to 18 months and 4 to 6 years of age).
      2. Give the fifth dose between 4 years and 6 years of age. (Not necessary if the fourth vaccine was given when the child was 4 years of age or older.)
      3. Give the Tetanus and diphtheria vaccine (Td) between 11 and 18 years of age if your child received the last dose of the DPT vaccine 5 years ago.
      4. Give the Tetanus and diphtheria vaccine (Td) every 10 years
        (Under Age 7, nonimmunized child)
      5. Administer to your child his primary three doses of DPT (diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis) shot with a minimum of 4 weeks apart.
      6. Have the fourth dose of DPT administered at least 6 months after the third dose.
        Poliomyelitis Immunization
      7. Administer the first dose of enhanced-potency inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) at 2 months of age.
      8. Give the second dose at 4 months of age.
      9. Give the third dose between 6 months and 18 months of age.
      10. Give the fourth dose between 4 and 6 years of age.
      11. For children starting vaccination late (i.e., after 6 months of age): begin the primary series of three immunizations of live oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) during any visit, with a minimum 4 weeks apart between doses of OPV. Administer a supplemental dose of OPV between 4 and 6 years of age.
        (Children starting vaccination late (i.e., after 6 months of age)
      12. Administer the requisite three doses of OPV (live oral poliovirus vaccine) with a minimum of 4 weeks apart, and a supplemental dose between 4 and 6 years of age.
    • Hemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) Immunization
      1. Administer the first dose of Hemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine at 2 months of age.
      2. Give the second dose at 4 months of age.
      3. Give the third dose at 6 months of age. (If your child received PRP-OMP, i.e., Edvax HIB or ComVax, the third dose at 6 months is not required.)
      4. Give the booster vaccination at 12-15 months of age.
        (15-59 months of age at first vaccination)
      5. Administer a single vaccination of Hib (Hemophilus influenzae Type b) during any visit.
        Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Immunization
      6. Give primary immunization at 12 to 15 months of age.
      7. Give a second dose either at age 4 to 6 or at age 11 to 12 if your child has not previously received the second dose.
      8. Administer doses of MMR or other measles-containing vaccines at least 1 month apart.
      9. Nonimmunized children: administer two doses of MMR with at least 1 month apart.
        (Children who have not been immunized against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)
      10. If your child has not been immunized against measles, Mumps and rubella, administer a dose of MMR, followed by a repeat dose 1 or more months later.
    • Varicella Immunization
      1. Give a single vaccination between 12 and 18 months of age.
      2. In the case of a susceptible child (one lacking a reliable history of Chicken Pox and has not been immunized): give a single vaccination at any visit on or after the first birthday.
        (Children not immunized against varicella)
      3. Administer a single varicella vaccine during any visit to the doctor's.
        Kids (5-12 years old)
        Immunization: Hepatitis B vaccination, Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis vaccination, Poliomyelitis Immunization, Hemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) Immunization, Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Immunization, Varicella Immunization
    • Hepatitis B vaccination
      1. Nonimmunized children: complete the series of three immunizations by 11 to 12 years of age, with the second and third doses administered at least 1 and 4 months, respectively, after the first dose.
        (Children who have not been immunized against Hepatitis B)
      2. Administer the first hepatitis B shot during any visit to the doctor's.
      3. Give the second dose of hepatitis B shot at least 1 month after the first.
      4. Give the third dose of hepatitis B shot at least 4 months after the first.
      1. Five (5) doses total by the child's seventh birthday (3 doses of primary series at 2, 4 and 6 months of age; and 2 doses of booster vaccine at 15 to 18 months and 4 to 6 years of age).
      2. Administer the first dose of Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis vaccine (DTP, DTaP) between 6 weeks and 2 months of age.
      3. Give the fifth dose between 4 and 6 years of age. (It's not necessary if the fourth vaccination was given when the child was 4 years of age or older)
      4. Give the Tetanus and diphtheria vaccination (Td) between 11 and 18 years of age if your child received the last dose of DPT vaccine 5 years ago.
      5. Give the Tetanus and diphtheria vaccination (Td) every 10 years.
        (Under age 7, nonimmunized child)
      6. If your child has not been immunized and is under 7 years of age, administer the primary three doses of DPT (diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis) shot with a minimum of 4 weeks apart.
      7. Give the fourth dose of DPT at least 6 months after the third.
        (7 years of age or older nonimmunized child)
      8. Begin three doses of Td (Tetanus and diphtheria toxoid) during any visit
      9. Give the second dose of Td (Tetanus and diphtheria toxoid) 4 to 8 weeks after the first
      10. Give the third doses of Td (Tetanus and diphtheria toxoid) 6 to 12 months after the second.
    • Poliomyelitis Immunization
      1. Administer the first dose of enhanced-potency inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) at 2 months of age.
      2. Give the second dose at 4 months of age.
      3. Give the third dose between 6 months and 18 months of age.
      4. Give the fourth dose between 4 and 6 years of age.
      5. Infants and children starting vaccination late (i.e., after 6 months of age): begin the primary series of three immunizations of live oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) during any visit, with a minimum 4 weeks apart between doses of OPV. Administer a supplemental dose of OPV between 4 and 6 years of age.
        (Children starting vaccination late (i.e., after 6 months of age)
      6. Administer three doses of OPV (live oral poliovirus vaccine) with a minimum of 4 weeks apart.
      7. Give a supplemental dose of OPV (live oral poliovirus vaccine) between 4 and 6 years of age.
        Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Immunization
      8. Give primary immunization at 12 to 15 months of age.
      9. Give a second dose either at age 4 to 6 or at age 11 to 12 if your child has not previously received the second dose.
      10. Administer doses of MMR or other measles-containing vaccines at least 1 month apart.
      11. Nonimmunized children: administer two doses of MMR with at least 1 month apart.
        (Children who have not been immunized against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)
      12. If your child has not been immunized against measles, Mumps and rubella, administer a dose of MMR, followed by a repeat dose 1 or more months later.
    • Varicella Immunization
      1. Give a single vaccination between 12 and 18 months of age.
      2. In the case of a susceptible child (one lacking a reliable history of Chicken Pox and has not been immunized): give a single vaccination at any visit on or after the first birthday.
        (Children not immunized against varicella)
      3. Administer a single varicella vaccine during any visit to the doctor's.
        Teens (postpubertal)
        Immunization: Hepatitis B vaccination, Diphtheria and Tetanus vaccination, Measles, Mumps and Rubella Immunization, Varicella Immunization
        Hepatitis B vaccination
      4. Nonimmunized children: begin the series of three immunizations during any visit, with the second and third doses administered at least 1 and 4 months, respectively, after the first dose.
        (Children who have not been immunized against Hepatitis B)
      5. Administer the first hepatitis B shot during any visit.
      6. Give the second dose of hepatitis B shot at least 1 month after the first dose.
      7. Give the third dose of hepatitis B shot at least 4 months after the first dose.
      1. A total five (5) doses shall be administered by the child's seventh birthday (i.e., 3 doses of primary series at 2, 4 and 6 months of age; and 2 doses of booster vaccine at 15 to 18 months and 4 to 6 years of age).
      2. Give the fifth dose between 4 years and 6 years of age. (Not necessary if the fourth vaccine was given when the child was 4 years of age or older.)
      3. Give the Tetanus and diphtheria vaccine (Td) between 11 and 18 years of age if your child received the last dose of the DPT vaccine 5 years ago.
      4. Give the Tetanus and diphtheria vaccination (Td) every 10 years.
      5. Nonimmunized child, 7 years of age or older: administer three doses of Td. Give the second dose 4 to 8 weeks after the first, and the third dose 6 to 12 months after the second.
        (Children who have not been immunized against Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis)
      6. Begin three doses of Td (Tetanus and diphtheria toxoid) during any visit.
      7. Give the second dose of Td (Tetanus and diphtheria toxoid) 4 to 8 weeks after the first.
      8. Give the third dose of Td (Tetanus and diphtheria toxoid) 6 to 12 months after the second.
        Measles, Mumps and Rubella Immunization
      9. Give primary immunization at 12 to 15 months of age.
      10. Give a second dose either at age 4 to 6 or at age 11 to 12 if your child has not previously received the second dose.
      11. Administer doses of MMR or other measles-containing vaccines at least 1 month apart.
      12. Nonimmunized children: administer two doses of MMR with at least 1 month apart.
        (Children who have not been immunized against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)
      13. If your child has not been immunized against measles, Mumps and rubella, administer a dose of MMR, followed by a repeat dose 1 or more months later.
    • Varicella Immunization
      1. Give a single vaccination between 12 and 18 months of age.
      2. In the case of a susceptible child up to 12 years old (one lacking a reliable history of Chicken Pox and has not been immunized): give a single vaccination at any visit on or after the first birthday.
        (Children not immunized against varicella)
      3. Administer a single varicella vaccine during any visit to the doctor's.
      4. Give a single vaccination between 12 and 18 months of age.
      5. Children immunized after age 13: give two doses of varicella vaccine at least 4 weeks apart.




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