There are three immunization schedules — one for infants and children, one for adolescents, and one for adults. The immunization schedules are lists of the medically recommended vaccines each age group needs to prevent getting vaccine-preventable diseases.
The recommendations are made by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It's important to follow your schedule, so that the vaccines can work best in your body.
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The need for regular vaccines doesn't stop after high school.
The following chart provides guidelines for when the average adult needs certain vaccines, as well as some special circumstances to consider. For complete information, download the
Adult Immunization Schedule (PDF) .