Childhood Vaccine Assessment Tool

Birth through 18 years of age

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Answer 7 quick questions to learn which vaccines your child may need. Vaccines are recommended for children based on age, health conditions, and other factors. No personal information will be retained by CDC.
This vaccine assessment tool applies to children birth through 18 years old.

  1. Answer the questions below.
  2. Get a list of vaccines your child may need based on your answers.
     (This list may include vaccines your child has already had)
  3. Discuss the vaccines on the list with your child's doctor or health care professional.

Part One: About Your Child/Adolescent

  1. Is your child

Part Two: High-Risk Conditions or Medical Conditions

  1. Will your child be traveling outside the U.S. in the near future?

  2. Does your child have a weakened immune system due to illness or medications?

  1. Some of the medical conditions listed below can put you at higher risk of certain infections, or the infections pose a higher risk of complications if the condition is present. Does your child have any of these medical conditions? Check all that apply.

Part Three: Living Conditions

  1. Is there currently an outbreak of meningitis in your community?

  2. Is your child a first-year college student who lives in a dormitory or a new military recruit?

That's it! Just click "Results" to find out which vaccines your child may need.



Page last reviewed: February 11, 2020