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Age                    Vaccine


2 months             DTaP, HiB, Prevnar, Rotateq

3 months             Polio, Hep B

4 months             DTaP, HiB, Prevnar, Rotateq

5 months             Polio, Hep B

6 months             DTaP, HiB, Prevnar, Rotateq

12 months           Varivax, Hep B, Hep A

15 months           MMR, Prevnar, HiB

18 months           DTaP, Polio

2 years                Hep A

4 years                MMR, Varivax

5 years                DTaP, Polio

11 years              Tdap, Menactra

13 years              Gardasil series

16 years              Menactra, Meningitis Group B series


Abbreviations for vaccines:


DTaP: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (acellular)

HiB: Haemophilus influenzae type B

Hep B: Hepatitis B

Prevnar: Pneumococcus Vaccine 13

Rotateq: Rotavirus (oral)

Varivax: Chicken Pox

MMR: Measles, Mumps, Rubella

Hep A: Hepatitis A

Tdap: Tetanus for older children, Diphtheria, Pertussis (acellular)

Menactra: Meningococcal Vaccine

Gardasil: Human Papillomavirus


The schedule is always subject to modification based on continuously updated recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the CDC.


Tdap and Menactra are now required for all children entering 6th grade.

Flu Vaccine is required for all children 6 months to 59 months of age attending day care or preschool.


A blood count and lead level will be done at the 10 month and 2 year visits.  Blood counts are done yearly after that.

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704 Palisade Avenue, Teaneck, NJ 07666 201-836-4301

570 Piermont Road, Closter, NJ 07624 201-768-8811