Adult Vaccine Recommendations
Adults Need Vaccines Too!
You may not realize that you need vaccines throughout your life. Adults need to keep their vaccinations up to date because immunity from childhood vaccines can wear off over time. You are also at risk for different diseases as an adult. Vaccination is one of the most convenient and safest preventive care measures available.
All adults need:
Influenza (flu) vaccine every year Tetanus Diphtheria or Tetanus Diphtheria Pertussis (Td or Tdap) vaccine
- Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older by Vaccine and Age Group, United States
You may need other vaccines based on your age, health conditions, job, lifestyle, or travel habits. Learn more about what other vaccines may be recommended for you and talk to your healthcare professional about which vaccines are right for you.
The CDC's most up to date Adult Vaccine Recommendations by Age and Medical Conditions: