Vaccines aren't just for kids! As you age, protection from vaccines you received as a child can fade and you may be vulnerable to new diseases. Your adult immunization needs depend on your age, lifestyle, medical conditions, travel plans, and vaccination history.
Adult immunization schedule and recommendations for specific populations
DTaP, pediatric DT, Td, Tdap
DTaP contains diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccines for children age 6 weeks through 6 years. Pediatric DT contains diphtheria and tetanus without the pertussis components for children age 6 weeks through 6 years. "Adult" Td contains tetanus and a smaller amount of diphtheria than the pediatric version and is used for children age 7 years through adulthood. TdaP contains tetanus, a smaller amount of diphtheria than the pediatric version and is used for adolescents and adults. One brand is licensed for age 10 through 18 years and the second brand is licensed for age 11 through 64 years.
CDC Vaccine Information Statements (VIS):
- Hepatitis B fact sheet
- Hepatitis B Vaccine Information Statement (VIS)
- Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program (PHBPP)
- Asian Pacific Islander Hepatitis B fact sheet
Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b)
HPV (Human papillomavirus) vaccine
- General Information about HPV
- HPV Vaccine Information Statement (VIS)
- HPV Facts
- Men's fact sheet on HPV
- Flu season updates for King County
- Influenza fact sheet
- Inactivated Injectable Influenza Vaccine Information Statement (VIS)
- Live, Intranasal Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) for Live, Intranasal – not recommended for 2016-17 flu season.
- Meningococcal fact sheet
- Meningococcal ACWY and MPSV4 Vaccine Information Statement (VIS)
- Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine (MenB) Vaccine Information Statement (VIS)
Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
- Pneumococcal disease fact sheet
- Pneumococcal Polysaccharide (PPSV23) Vaccine Information Statement (VIS)
Polio (IPV, inactivated polio)
- Rabies fact sheet
- Fact sheet on bat exposure and rabies prevention
- Rabies Vaccine Information Statement (VIS)
Rotavirus (children only)
Shingles (adults only)
Travel vaccination clinics
- Katterman's Pharmacy
- Othello Station Pharmacy
- Passport Health
- Travel Medicine Clinic at UW Medical Center – Northwest
Key immunization resources
- Update your COVID-19 vaccine record in WAIIS: If the information on your COVID-19 vaccine record is incorrect or missing (including wrong dates, incorrect brand, or missing a dose), you may need to correct or update your immunization record in the Washington State Immunization Information System (WAIIS). Contact your provider or submit a COVID-19 vaccine records update request.
- Access your family's immunization records anytime at MyIR.net
- What vaccines do you need? Answer a few questions to find out.
- Vaccine safety