Influenza vaccine

Flu shots are recommended for everyone every year during flu season, including pregnant women during any trimester. FREE with most insurance plans

Tdap Vaccine

Tetanus (Td) vaccine is recommended for everyone one time no matter when you got your last vaccine. Pregnant women also need Tdap vaccine during every pregnancy. HOW OFTEN? A booster is recommended every 10 years.


WHO? All adults 65 years or older should get one dose of PPSV23 (polysaccharide vaccine). Adults 65 years or older who have never received a dose can discuss and decide, with their vaccine provider, to get one dose of PCV13 (conjugate vaccine). If someone wants both vaccines, get PCV13 first followed by PPSV23.

Shingles (Zoster)*

WHO? Adults 50 and older, including adults who have had shingles or got the previous shingles vaccine (Zostavax) HOW OFTEN? Two doses, 2 to 6 months apart.

Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)*

WHO? Adults born in the United States in 1957 or later who have not received MMR vaccine, or who had lab tests that showed they are not immune to measles, mumps, and rubella HOW OFTEN? One-time for most adults; however, certain people, such as college students, international travelers, or healthcare professionals, should get two doses.

Chickenpox (Varicella)*

WHO? Adults born in the United States in 1980 or later who have not received two doses of chickenpox vaccine or never had chickenpox. HOW OFTEN? One-time series of two doses.