Blog Post

28 Feb
By: Brian Smith 0

Immunizations Offered

Call the nursing office at 330-385-5123 for an appointment
*Bringing shot record to appointment is helpful.

Baby Immunization Schedules

HepB + DTaP + PCV13 + Hib + Polio + RV
HepB 2 + DTaP + PCV13 + Hib + Polio + RV
HepB + DTaP + PCV13 + Hib3 + Polio + RV4 + Influenza
MMR + DTaP + PCV13 + Hib + Chickenpox + HepA6 + Influenza5

Footnotes to the above chart:

  • This is the age range in which the vaccine should be given.
  • Your baby may not need a dose of HepB vaccine at age 4 months, depending on vaccine used.
  • Your baby may not need a dose of Hib vaccine at age 6 months, depending on vaccine used.
  • Your baby may not need a dose of RV vaccine at 6 months, depending on vaccine used.
  • All children age 6 months and older should be vaccinated against influenza in the fall or winter each year.
  • Your child will need 2 doses of HepA vaccine, given at least 6 months apart.

Below is a list of the diseases your baby will be protected against:

  • HepB: hepatitis B, a serious liver disease
  • DTaP: diptheria, tetanus (lockjaw), and pertussis (whooping cough)
  • PCV13: pneumococcal conjugate vaccine protects against a serious blood, lung, and brain infection
  • Hib: Haemophilus influenza type b, a serious brain, throat, and blood infection
  • Polio: polio, a serious paralyzing disease
  • RV: rotavirus infection, a serious diarrheal disease
  • Influenza: a serious lung infection
  • MMR: measles, mumps, and rubella
  • HepA: hepatitis A, a serious liver disease
  • Chickenpox: also called varicella

Child/Teen Immunization Schedules

  1. Tdap: Tetanus (lockjaw), Diptheria, and Pertussis (whooping cough).
    • Serious diseases that are caused by bacteria.
    • This vaccine is a REQUIREMENT for 7th grade (11-12 years old)
  2. MCV: Meningoccal Vaccine.
    • Meningitis is an infection of the covering of the brain and spinal cord. Recommended for adolescents 11-18 years of age.
    • First dose given at 11-12 years of age with a booster dose at 16.
  3. HPV: Human Papillomavirus Vaccine.
    • Genital HPV is the most sexually transmitted virus in the US. Recommended for boys and girls 11-12 years of age. This vaccine is given as a 3-dose series.
    • 1st dose Now
    • 2nd dose 1-2 months after dose #1
    • 3rd dose 6 months after dose # 1