Immunization Schedule 6years of age to College

Denise Wolken MD Pediatrics 

updated based on the 2019 AAP guidelines

 We follow the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics for well child/teen visits and immunizations. A well child exam is recommended annually even if vaccines are not required that year. 

6 years of age - 18 years of age

Annual Well Child Visit is recommended with growth and development checks, health screenings including vision, hearing (up to 12yo), depression screening (starting at 13yo) and a physical exam.

Immunizations include:  annual flu vaccine* (in season), Hepatitis A vaccine (if not already given),
 HPV 9 (Gardasil 9) Given at age 11yo-14yo = 2 dose series (given at least 6 months apart)
 HPV 9 (Gardasil 9) Started after 15yo = 3 dose series (given over a year’s time)

           
Vaccines specific to the ages below.

11 years of age or entering 6th grade

Well child visit
Immunizations: TdaP, Menveo #1(meningococcal meningitis vaccine)
 

12 years of age - 15 years of age

Well child visit
Immunizations: Gardisil 9 (HPV vaccine) -2 doses given within a 6 to 12 month period

16 years of age

Well Child Visit
Immunizations: Menveo #2, Gardasil 9 (HPV) (if not already fully immunized)

17 years and older

Well Child Visit
Immunizations: Bexsero (Meningitis B) 2 doses given a minimum of 1 month apart
Immunizations:  Catch up Gardasil 9 (HPV vaccine) if not completed the 2 to 3 doses in the series

College Physical

(usually done during the spring before starting college). Bring your college's health forms printed from the college website
Well Child Visit including talking about transitioning to an adult physician
PPD tuberculosis skin test if required to attend your college
Immunizations:  Menveo booster vaccine (if not already given),
                          Bexsero (Meningitis B vaccine) if not completed 2 dose series, 
                          Hepatitis A vaccine (if not already immunized),
                          a recommendation to receive the influenza vaccine before leaving for college.

 

 

Please note:    *The influenza vaccine (flu vaccine) is given annually, starting at 6 months of age.  The first year your child receives the flu vaccine, in order to be optimally protected, he or she requires 2 doses given 1 month apart.  Thereafter, your child will need one dose yearly. Flu vaccines are usually available annually between August and April each year, while supplies last.

Contact Us

Please call us at (315) 991-4180 during our regular business hours.

Office Hours
Monday: 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Tuesday: 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Wednesday: 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Thursday: 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Friday: for emergencies only
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Denise Wolken MD Pediatrics

                            Fax (315) 991-4046
6851 East Genesee St Fayetteville, NY 13066