Immunization Schedule

Shots for children are a covered benefit for Mercy Care members.

What shots do children need? When should they get them? How can they catch up if they fall behind? See what your child’s shots schedule should be for their age by selecting the age groups below.

For more information about immunizations, take a look at the CDC’s award-winning book “Parents Guide to Childhood Immunizations.”

Children’s immunization schedules:

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all children ages 0-6 get a series of immunizations, or shots. Download the list of shots recommended for children ages 0-6. English | Español | العربية

 

Note: This schedule is a range of recommended ages and shots for all children except those who may be in a high-risk group. To find out if your child is in a high-risk group, ask your child’s PCP.

Is your child behind on their shots? Talk to your child’s PCP about catching up on their shots. It’s an important way to keep your child healthy.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all children ages 7-18 get a series of immunizations, or shots. Download the list of shots recommended for children ages 7-18 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). English | Español

Note: This schedule is a range of recommended ages and shots for all children except those who may be in a high-risk group. To find out if your child is in a high-risk group, ask your child’s PCP.

Is your child behind on their shots? Talk to your child’s PCP about catching up on their shots. It’s an important way to keep your child healthy.