Are Your Vaccines Up to Date?


 

The doctors at Annandale Medical Group Primary Care in Annandale, Virginia, can help you up-to-date with your vaccine. Call or make an appointment online today.

If you are moderately or severely ill; have an egg or latex allergy; or experienced a serious reaction to a vaccine in the past, consult your provider. 

  • Hepatitis A
  • Recommended if you have chronic liver disease or did not receive a dose as a child. Includes two doses, 6-12 months apart.
  • Hepatitis B
  • Recommended for adults aged 19 and older with HIV, poor kidney function, diabetes and/or chronic liver disease if not received as a child. Includes three doses within six months.
  • May be recommended if you were not vaccinated as a child, are pregnant, have heart disease, chronic lung disease, chronic alcoholism or a weakened immune system.
  • Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib)
  • Recommended if you have a weakened immune system, your spleen was removed or doesn’t work well, you have sickle cell disease or received a bone marrow transplant.
  • May be recommended if you have HIV, poor kidney function, heart disease, chronic lung disease, chronic alcoholism, and/or chronic liverdisease.
  • Human papillomavirus
  • Recommended for women ages 19-26 and men 19-21 if not received as a child. Men aged 21-26 who want to be protected or have a high-risk condition can still be vaccinated. Includes 3 doses within six months.
  • Note that CDC now recommends 11 to 12 year olds get two doses of HPV
    vaccine—rather than the previously recommended three doses—to protect against
    cancers caused by HPV. The second dose should be given 6-12 months after the first dose. For more information on the updated recommendations, read the press release: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/p1020-hpv-shots.html
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Recommended every year for everyone aged 6 months and older.
  • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)
  • Recommended for adults aged 19 – 64 if born in 1957 or later if not received as a
    child. Also recommended if you have HIV with a CD4 count 200 or greater, poor kidney function, heart disease, chronic lung disease, chronic alcoholism, and/or chronic liver disease. Includes 1 or 2 doses depending on your health.
  • Not recommended if you are pregnant, have a weak immune system or HIV with CD4 count less than 200.
  • Meningococcal (Men-ACWY, MCV4 and MenB)
  • MenACWY is recommended if you have HIV. MenACWY and MenB is recommended if your spleen was removed or works poorly.
  • Pneumococcal (Prevnar, PCV13 and Pneumovax, PPSV23)
  • Recommended for adults aged 65 and older. First, receive one dose of Prevnar and then one dose of Pneumovax one year later.
  • Adults younger than 65 with asthma, heart, lung, or kidney disease, a weakened immune system, or your spleen was removed or doesn’t work well should also be vaccinated. Talk to your provider to see when you should receive your first dose.
  • Tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough (Tdap) and Tetanus (Td)
  • One dose of Tdap is recommended for all adults and one dose for women with each pregnancy.
  • One Td dose (booster) is recommended once every ten years for all adults.
  • Varicella (chickenpox)
  • Recommended for adults aged 19 and older if not received as a child. Also recommended if you have HIV with a CD4 count 200 or greater, poor kidney function, heart disease, chronic lung disease, chronic alcoholism, and/or chronic liver disease.
  • Not recommended if you are pregnant, have a weak immune system or HIV with CD4 count less than 200.
  • Zoster (shingles, RZV and ZVL)
  • Recommended for adults aged 50 and older. Includes two doses of RZV (Shingrix) at aged 50 or older (preferred) or one dose of ZVL (Zostavax) at aged 60 or older even if you had shingles in the past.
  • CDC recommends Shingrix as the preferred vaccine, over Zostavax®, a shingles vaccine in use since 2006. Healthy adults 50 years and older should get two doses of Shingrix, 2 to 6 months apart.

Information for adults: 2018 recommended immunizations for adults by age. (2018). US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Retrieved from

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/adult/adult-schedule-easy-read.pdf

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