Pediatric Associates of North Atlanta follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). For information about these vaccines and the diseases they protect against, please visit https://www.aap.org/en-us/Pages/Default.aspx
For detailed informational sheets published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) please visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis.
Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) can be found at the follwoing link: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/current-vis.html
Our Vaccine Philosophy
Our practice believes that all children should receive the recommended vaccines according to the guidelines provided by the AAP and the CDC. Vaccines are safe and effective in preventing diseases and health complications in children and young adults. Regular vaccinations help children ward off infections, and are administered as one of the safest and best methods of disease prevention.
We are happy to discuss your concerns about vaccines at your child's next visit.
Recommended Immunization Schedule
|1 Month||Hep B|
|2 Months||Prevnar 13, Pentacel, Rotateq|
|4 Months||Prevnar 13, Pentacel, Rotateq|
|6 Months||Prevnar 13, Pentacel, Rotateq|
|9 Months||Hep B|
|12 Months||MMR, Varivax, Hep A|
|15 Months||Prevnar 13, Pentacel|
|18 Months||Hep A|
|4 Years||MMR, Varivax|
|5 Years||Polio, DTap|
|11 Years||Menactra, TdaP, HPV|
|16 Years||Td, Menactra|
Vaccine Safety: The Facts A brief fact sheet on vaccines from the AAP