Vaccine Checklist

Stay well by staying up to date

Vaccinations help protect us from serious health problems. Are you up to date on your immunizations? You may need a booster shot in some cases.

  • Flu: You need a dose every year (fall or winter) for your own protection and to protect the people around you.

  • Tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough (pertussis): You need a dose of Tdap if you haven’t had one as an adult or adolescent, and a Td booster every 10 years.

  • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR): You need at least one dose.

  • Human papillomavirus (HPV): You need the vaccine if you are age 26 or younger to protect you from the cause of most cervical cancer.

  • Chickenpox (varicella): If you have never had chickenpox or if you have had only one dose of the vaccine, ask your doctor if you are due for a new dose.

If You’re Pregnant
It’s important and safe to get the flu shot. Getting the flu while pregnant can cause complications. Also ask your doctor about getting the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy and MMR after baby is born.

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