TABLE G-1 Immunization Schedule Recommended by ACIP

Age

Vaccine

Birth

HBV

2 months

HBV, DTP, OPV, Hib-CV

4 months

HBV, DTP, OPV, Hib-CV

6 months

HBV, DTP, Hib-CV

12 months

Hib-CV

15 months

DTaP or DTP, OPV, MMR, Hib-CV

4–6 years

DTaP or DTP, OPV, MMR

14–16 years

Td

(every 10 years throughout life)

NOTE: The recommended ages are not absolute; for example, age 2 months can be ages 6–10 weeks. All recommended vaccines can be given simultaneously. Hepatitis B vaccine may be given in either of 2 schedules: birth, 1–2 months, 6–18 months or 1–2 months, 4 months, 6–18 months. HibOC is given at 2,4,6, and 15 months; PRP-OMP is given at 2,4, and 12 months. DTaP is recommended for 15 months and 4–6 years, but whole-cell DTP may still be used if DTaP is not available.

SOURCE: Adapted from the ACIP Recommended Immunization Schedule. Copies can be obtained from: National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop E-05, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333.



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