Immunizations

Immunizations are a series of vaccinations in which targets a person’s immune system to make them resistant to a specific disease.

Below You Will Find a List of Recommended Immunizations.

There are also age-specific CDC recommended immunizations in PDF Format

DiseaseVaccineTransmissionDisease SymptomsDisease Complications
ChickenpoxVaricella VaccineAir, direct contactRash, tiredness, headache, feverInfected blisters, bleeding disorders, encephalitis (brain swelling), pneumonia
DiphtheriaDTaP against DiphtheriaAir, direct contactSore throat, mild fever, weakness, swollen glands in neckSwelling of the heart muscle, heart failure, coma, paralysis, death
HibHib VaccineAir, direct contactMay be no symptoms unless bacteria enters the bloodMeningitis (infection of the covering around the brain and spinal cord), mental retardation, epiglottis (life-threatening infection that can block the windpipe and lead to serious breathing problems) and pneumonia, death
HepAHepA vaccinePersonal Contact, contaminated food or waterMay be no symptoms, fever, stomach pain, loss of appetite, fatigue, vomiting, jaundice, joint painLiver Failure
HepBHepB vaccineContact with blood or body fluidMay be no symptoms, fever, headache, weakness, vomiting, jaundice, joint painChronic liver infection, liver failure, liver cancer
Human PapillomavirusHPV vaccineDirect contact,Cervical Cancer, genital warts
FluFlu vaccine that prevents influenzaAir, direct contact,Fever muscle pain, sore throat, cough, extreme fatiguePneumonia
MeaslesMMRAir, direct contactRash, fever, cough, runny nose, pinkeyeEncephalitis (brain swelling), pneumonia, death
MumpsMMRAir, direct contactSwollen salivary glands (under the jaw) fever, headache, tiredness, muscle painMeningitis ( infection of the covering around the brain and spinal cord), encephalitis (brain swelling), inflammation of testicles or ovaries, deafness
PertussisDTaPAir, direct contactSevere cough, runny nose, apena (a pause in breathing in infants)Pneumonia, death
PolioIPVThrough the mouthMay be no symptoms, sore throat, fever, nausea, headacheParalysis, death
PneumococcalPCVAir, direct contactMay be no symptoms, pneumoniaBactermia (blood infection), meningitis (infection of the covering around the brain and spinal cord), death
RotavirusRV vaccineThrough the mouthDiarrhea, fever, vomitingSevere diarrhea, dehydration
RubellaMMRAir, direct contactRash, fever, swollen lymph nodesVery serious in pregnant women – can lead to miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery, and birth defects
TetanusDTaPExposure through cuts in skinStiffness in neck and abdominal muscles, difficulty swallowing, muscle spasms, feverBroken bones. breathing difficulty, death