Potential Magazine August 2014 - Page 39

Back-to-School Checklist ol Supplies Π Scho Clothes Π unizations Π Imm 7 Π Π Π Depending on your child’s vaccination history, certain vaccines may be needed. Ask your heAlthcAre proviDer About the following vAccinAtions for your chilD: Ages 4-6 Ages 16 and older DTap • Polio • MMR--2nd Dose • Varicella--2nd Dose • Meningococcal booster • Varicella--If your child has not had the first dose by age 13, two doses are needed. • HepB--Recommended if your child has not had the shots. Three doses are needed. • MMR--If your child has not had the first dose, two doses are needed. • Ages 11-12 • Tdap--Required • HPV--Recommended for boys and girls to prevent most genital warts and cervical cancers as well as some other cancers. This is a 3-dose series. • Meningococcal--1st dose • Varicella--If your child has not had the first dose by age 13, two doses are needed. Flu vaccines are recommended for all children over six months of age and will be available beginning in the Fall. For more information, go to ADph.org or download the free adph app. www.potentialmagazine.com 39