The following chart outlines vaccines included in the Minnesota School Immunization Law.
- If the first dose is given between 12-23 mos, need to booster in 8 wks. If the first dose is given 24-59 mos, the series is complete in one dose. Adults 50 years and older need one PCV13.
- If the first dose is given between 12-14 mos, need to booster in 8 wks and then the series is complete. If the first dose is given at 15-59 mos, the series is complete in one dose.
- Kinrix can “only” be used for 5th dose of DTaP. Must be infarix if the child is 4-6 years old and this will be their 4th dose and then no more. Series is complete.
- Newborns must be 6 weeks old for first set of shots except HepB at birth. Don’t start rotarix if baby is older then 14-1/2 weeks old.
- 2, 4 and 6 months shots can be given early as long as they are at least 28 days between injections.
- HPV if given after 15yo is a 3 shot series, 2nd shot is 1-2 months after the 1st shot, and 3rd shot is given 4 mos after the 2nd shot.
- If given at ages 11-12, need to booster at age 16. If given at ages 13-15, need to booster in 3 yrs. Only one shot needed if 16 yo or older.
- Tdap Boosterix given in 3rd trimester of EVERY pregnancy no matter when the last one was given.
- Proquad is MMR and Varicella. Can only be used 4-12yo and given subq.
- Shingrix is a two-shot series, given IM, 2nd shot needs to be 2-6 months from 1st shot.
- Consider for high-risk patients at any age: Hep B, Hep A, TIV or LAIV, PPSV23, MCV4.
- High-risk and immigrant populations: for more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or Minnesota Department of Health.
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