Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 0 Through 6 Years United States
Plain and simple, getting your child his or her immunizations can save their life. Multiple deadly diseases, that have killed children all over the world, are now prevented through the use of vaccinations. These highly effective and safe vaccinations have saved thousands of lives, and continue to protect thousands more. Carefully crafted and reviewed by scientists and doctors, vaccinations are the medical world’s response to some of the world’s most deadly conditions.
Although vaccinations cause mild discomfort when administered, the pain is minimal compared to the pain your child could undergo upon contracting a disease. Don’t wait to protect those you care about most, if your child does contract a vaccine-preventable not only is their health in danger, but they will also not be permitted into school. Visit our clinic, or call us today to learn more about getting your child their proper vaccinations.
This schedule indicates the recommended ages for routine administration of currently licensed vaccines, as of December 1, 2008, for children aged 0 through 6 years. Any dose not administered at the recommended age should be administered at a subsequent visit, when indicated and feasible. Licensed combination vaccines may be used whenever any component of the combination is indicated and other components are not contraindicated and if approved by the Food and Drug Administration for that dose of the series.
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Providers should consult the relevant Advisory Committee on Immunization practices statement for detailed recommendations, including high-risk conditions: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/acip-list.htm. Clinically significant adverse events that follow immunization should be reported to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). Guidance about how to obtain and complete a VAERS form is available at http://www.vaers.hhs.gov or by telephone, 800-822-7967.