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Schedules and Recommendations 



CDC's Adult Immunization Schedule
Recommended adult immunization schedule by vaccine and by age.


CDC's Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
The schedule lists the ages (birth through 18 years of age) for when each vaccine or series of shots is to be given. It includes a catch-up schedule for any missed vaccines.

Immunization Timing Block Schedule (PDF)
Easy-to-understand childhood immunization guide for health professionals.

Catch-up Scheduler for Children Six Years and Younger
This tool uses a child's birthdate and vaccination history to automatically create a personalized vaccination schedule.


ACIP Recommendations
Comprehensive and disease-specific recommendations.

CDC Vaccine-Preventable Disease Book (Pink Book), full text online
Comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases.

CDC Health Information for International Travel (Yellow Book), full text online
The Yellow Book is published every two years by CDC as a reference for those that advise international travelers of health risks.

Immunization Guidelines for a Healthy Pregnancy
Information and resources about vaccines and pregnancy.

Immunization Recommendations and Screening Requirements for College Students
For California Colleges & Universities with Student Housing.

Tetanus Prophylaxis for Wounds (PDF)Opens in a new window.
A flyer about the Tdap vaccine and how it is used in wound management.


Pediatric Record and HistoryOpens in a new window.
A two page form for recording child immunization information.

Binational Immunization Resource for Children from Birth through 18 Years
Side-by-side presentation of recommended vaccines in Mexico and the United States helps healthcare providers identify vaccines needed by children now in the U.S. who received some vaccines in Mexico.

Recommended Vaccines for Recent Immigrants from MexicoOpens in a new window.
A two page color brochure with information about which vaccines adults aged 19 and above should receive upon arrival to the US.

Quick-Reference Vaccines Chart from the CDC
Vaccine brand names, and trademarks with information on specific vaccines.

CDC Vaccine-Preventable Disease Book (Pink Book), full text online
Epidemiology and prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases,

For Your Patients

Want immunization-timing materials to give to your patients? The links below will take you to our immunization timing pages for the general public, which include PDF versions of postcards, flyers, and brochures you can reproduce and give to your patients. Select the appropriate age-range from the links below.


Last modified on: 10/1/2014 10:42 AM