The Meningococcal Vaccine is given at age 11-12 years to help protect against this serious bacterial disease.
A second dose is given after age 16 years.
Tdap is the recommended booster dose given prior to entering 7th grade. It may be repeated later in high school, or during the college years.
HPV vaccine is approved for males and females, ages 9 years through 45 years to help prevent cervical cancer in females, genital warts in males and females, and certain oropharyngeal cancers. It has also been shown to be effective in preventing anal precancerous lesions in males.
Note: If the HPV series is started at age 15 years or later, a 3 shot series is required (0,2, and 6 months).
After age 6 months, the Influenza Vaccine is recommended annually. The vaccine is available as an injection for ages 6 months and up. Vaccine Information Statement | Inactivated Influenza | VIS | CDC
The nasal mist vaccine for ages 2 years and up may be used in selected situations. Vaccine Information Statement | Live Intranasal Influenza | VIS | CDC