PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Infants and Toddlers 

Here are the screening tests and immunizations for infants from birth to age two. Consult your doctor to make sure this schedule is appropriate for your baby.

Quiz Yourself: Adult Immunizations

Find out what you know about getting immunized by taking this quiz.

1. You should get a tetanus and diphtheria booster every 15 years.
2. If you got the primary polio vaccine series as a child, you don't need any follow-up boosters.
3. Vaccines can prevent all types of pneumonia.
4. An annual flu shot should be given to most people age 6 months or older.
5. The best time to get a flu shot is December or January, when flu season starts.
6. If you live or work in, or travel to countries where hepatitis A is common, you should get the hepatitis A vaccine.
7. If you are planning to become pregnant, you may need the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine.
8. You're more likely to be exposed to infectious diseases if you travel to developing countries.
9. Only children need to have the chickenpox vaccine.
PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Men 40 to 49 

Routine screening for a variety of health conditions is an important part of preventive care. Here are the screening tests and immunizations that most men ages 40 to 49 need.

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Women 40-49 

You do a lot to stay healthy, but do you know which immunizations and health screenings are best for you? This list is for women ages 40 to 49, and it's a good place to start.

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Children and Teenagers 

This is a summary of the preventive health care schedules for children and teenagers. The schedules are mainly for children who don't have special health risks.

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

California Moves Against Anti-Vaccination Bloc 

Do you really want a surge of measles in your kids’ classroom?

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Women 18 to 39 

Do you know which screening tests and immunizations you need to preserve your health?

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Men 18 to 39 

Here are the screening tests and immunizations that most men ages 18 to 39 need.

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Men 50 to 64 

You and your health care provider may decide that a different schedule is best for you, but this plan for most men ages 50 to 64 can guide your discussion.

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Women 50-64 

Immunizations aren't just for kids. Adults need them too. Find out which ones you need to stay healthy and which screening tests are recommended for women ages 50 to 64.

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Men 65 and Older 

If you're a man 65 or older, or someone who cares for a man 65 or older, here is a helpful list of screening tests and immunizations for men in that age group.

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Women 65 and Older 

Here are the screening tests and immunizations that most women at age 65 and older need.