Piedmont HealthCare Pediatrics follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). For information about these vaccines and the diseases they protect against, please visithttp://www.aap.org/healthtopics/immunizations.cfm.

For detailed informational sheets published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) please visitwww.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/.

 

Our Vaccine Philosophy

Our practice believes that all children should receive the recommended vaccines according to the guidelines provided by the AAP and the CDC. Vaccines are safe and effective in preventing diseases and health complications in children and young adults. Regular vaccinations help children ward off infections, and are administered as one of the safest and best methods of disease prevention.

We are happy to discuss your concerns about vaccines at your child’s next visit.

 

Piedmont Healthcare Pediatrics Recommended Immunization Schedule

At 2 months of age: Rotarix, Pediarix, PedvaxHIB and Prevnar

At 4 months of age: Rotarix, Pediarix, PedvaxHIB and Prevnar

At 6 months of age: Pediarix and Prevnar

At 12 months of age: MMR, Varicella and Hep A

At 15 months of age: Pentacel and Prevnar

At 18 months of age: Hep A

At 4 or 5 years old: Kinrix and Proquad

At 11 years of age: TDaP and Meningococcal

**Please be aware that the 15 month and 18 month shot schedule may vary slightly, depending on which physician you see and/or vaccine availability.** 

PEDIARIX®
[Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed,  Hepatitis B (Recombinant) and Inactivated Poliov

M-M-R® II 
(Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Virus Vaccine Live)

ProQuad® 
Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella Virus Vaccine Live Lyophilized Preparation for Subcutaneous Injection

KINRIX (diptheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis adsorbed and inactivated poliovirus vaccine) 
(Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed and Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine)

Pentacel
(Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Inactivated Poliovirus and Haemophilus b Conjugate (Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate) Vaccine

 

Dosing Charts

DISCLAIMER:
The information provided on this website is meant to provide reliable information consistent with the standard of care at the time of publication. It is not intended to substitute individual care or consultation by your physician or other primary/specialty care provider. Neither Piedmont HealthCare and PHC – Pediatrics (nor any other Piedmont HealthCare publication or medical practice) takes responsibility for the complete accuracy and content of these references and pages or that of links from these pages.

 

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