Immunizations


Vaccine for Children (VFC) Eligibility —
All children 18 years of age and under, that meet at least one of the following criteria, are eligible for VFC vaccines.
Medicaid Enrolled — a child who is enrolled in the Medicaid Program
Uninsured — a child who has no health insurance coverage
American Indian or Alaskan Native — as defined by the Indian Health Services Act
Under-insured — a child whose health insurance covers only select vaccines or caps the vaccine cost at a certain limit.

  
Immunization Schedule

Birth to 2 months Hep B (Hepatitis B) 
2 - 4 months Hepatitis B 
2 months DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis), IPV (polio), Hib (Haemophilusinfluenzae type b), PCV (pneumococcal disease), Rotavirus
4 months DTaP, IPV, Hib, PVC, Rotavirus 
6 months DTaP, Hib, PCV, Rotavirus, flu when in season 
6 - 18 months Hep B, IPV, flu when in season 
12 - 15 months Hib, MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), PCV, HAV (Hepatitis A), Flu when in season, Varicella (chickenpox) 
15 - 18 months DTaP, HAV, flu when in season 4 - 6 years (before starting school) MMR, DTaP, IPV, Varicella, flu when in season at 4 years) 
11 - 18 years
 Tdap, Menactra (meningitis)   

CATCH-UP SHOTS 
24 months - 18 years Varicella (if child has not had chickenpox shot and has never had chickenpox), Hep B (if child has not had the hepatitis B shots) 
11 - 18 years 
MMR (if your child has not had the MMR shots, Menactra


© Wetzel/ Tyler County Health Department 2012