KC  Infectious Diseases 

Community Coalition Board

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Diptheria, tatanus, and whooping cough (pertussis; DTaP): Children need five doses of DTap vaccine. te first dose is given at 2 months, the second at 4 months, the third at 6 months, the fourth at 15-18 months, and the fifth at 4-6 years.

Haemophilus influnzae type b (Hib): Children need 3-4 doses of Hib vaccine, depending on the brand of vaccine. The first dose is given at 2 months, the second at 4 months, the third at 6 months (if needed), and the last at 12-15 months.

Hepatitis A (HepA): Chidlren need 2 doses of hepatitis A vaccine. The first dose is given at age 1 year and the second 6-12 months later.

Hepatitis B (HepB): Children need 3-4 doses of hepatitis B vaccine, depending on the brand of vaccine. The first dose is given at birth, the second at 1-2 moths, the thrid at 4 months (if needed), and the last at 6-18 months.

Human papillomavirus (HPV): Adolescents 11-26 years of age need 2-3 doses of HPV vaccination, depending on the child's age when he or she received the first vaccine dose. For children who begin the vaccine series before age 14, will need two doses, beginning at age 11 and the second dose 12 months later. For teens who begin the vaccine series after age 14, three doses are required, the initial dose, the second dose 6 months later, and third dose 12  months later.  

Human papillomavirus (HPV): Adolescents 11-26 years of age need 2-3 doses of HPV vaccination, depending on the child's age when he or she received the first vaccine dose. For children who begin the vaccine series before age 14, will need two doses, beginning at age 11 and the second dose 12 months later. For teens who begin the vaccine series after age 14, three doses are required, the initial dose, the second dose 6 months later, and third dose 12  months later.  

Human papillomavirus (HPV): Adolescents 11-26 years of age need 2-3 doses of HPV vaccination, depending on the child's age when he or she received the first vaccine dose. For children who begin the vaccine series before age 14, will need two doses, beginning at age 11 and the second dose 12 months later. For teens who begin the vaccine series after age 14, three doses are required, the initial dose, the second dose 6 months later, and third dose 12  months later. 

Influenza (Flu): Everyone age 6 months and older needs influenza vaccination every fall or winter and for the rest of their lives. Some children younger than 9 years need 2 doses. 

Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR): Children need 2 doses of MMR vaccine. The first dose is given at 12-15 months and the second at 4-6 years.

Meningococcal (MenACWY, MCV4, MenB): Infants and children age 0-10 years with certain health conditions need one or both meningococcal vaccines. 

Pneumococcal: Children need 4 doses of pneumococcal vaccine. The first dose is given at 2 months, the second at 4 months, the third at 6 months, and the fourth at 12-15 months. Some children also need a dose of Pneumovax (PPSV). 

Polio (IPV): Children need 4 doses of polio vaccine (IPV). The first dose is given at 2 months, the second at 4 months, the third at 6-18 months, and the fourth at 4-6 years.

Rotavirus (RV): Children need 2-3 doses of rotavirus vaccine (RV), depending on the brand of vaccine. The first dose is given at 2 months, the second at 4 months, and the third (if needed) at 6 months.