Some adults incorrectly assume that the vaccines they received as children will protect them for the rest of their lives. Generally this is true, except that:
Some adults were never vaccinated as children.
Scientific discoveries are always being made, bringing vaccines into our lives that were not around our childhood.
The immunity provided by some of the vaccines received in childhood begins to fade over time
Adults become more susceptible to serious disease caused by common infections as they age (for example, influenza and pneumococcus).
2012 Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults
Adult Immunization Schedule
When Do Adults Need Immunizations (flyer with schedules) October 2011
Vaccinations for Adults (schedule flyer) 8/19/11
Immunization Recommendations for Healthcare Workers
Other Adult Immunization Information
Influenza Vaccination Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Wyoming: The Importance of the Prenatal Care Provider Click this link or PRAMS logo below
Vaccines needed for Adults
Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine
Hepatitis B Vaccine
MMR: Measles Vaccine
Additional vaccines needed for those over the age of 50:
Additional vaccines needed for those over the age of 65:
Additional vaccines needed for all healthcare workers:
Additional vaccines needed for child-care center workers: