--Influenza Vaccine : given every fall/winter starting in
September, MUST be 6 months and older, 2 doses are
given at least 4 weeks apart for children 6 months
through 8 years of age who are getting a flu vaccine for
the first time.
--Gardasil (Cervical Cancer Vaccine): for those who are
9-26 years old,
3 doses are given (1st dose --> 2 months later -->
4 months after 2nd dose)
--Tuberculin test (PPD / Mantoux test): at 12 months and
4-6 years old
Here is a list of the diseases your baby will be protected against:
HBV: Hepatitis B
HAV: Hepatitis A
DTaP: Diphtheria, Tetanus (lockjaw), and Pertussis (whooping cough)
Hib: Haemophilus influenzae type b, a serious brain, throat, and blood infection.
Prevnar: Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) protects against a serious blood, lung, and brain infection.