Immunization Schedule

Cobb Pediatrics follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We do not skip, defer, or split any vaccines unless medically contraindicated. Please review our practice Vaccine Policy Statement below.

For full descriptions of these vaccines and the diseases they protect against, please visit www.vaccinesafety.edu or www.vaccineinformation.org.

For Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) please visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/index.html.

If you are an active patient with our practice, you can access your child’s individual immunization status and records on our Patient Portal.

2017 Recommended Immunizations

Children: Birth Through 6 Years Old

 

Birth

1
mo

2
mos

4
mos

6
mos

12
mos

15
mos

18
mos

19-23
mos

2-3
yrs

4-6
yrs

Hep B

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

   

Rotavirus

  

X

X

X

      

DTaP

  

X

X

X

 

X

X

  

X

Hib

  

X

X

X

X

X

    

Pneumococcal

  

X

X

X

X

X

    

IPV

  

X

X

X

X

X

X

  

X

Influenza (Yearly)*

    

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

MMR

     

X

X

   

X

Varicella

     

X

X

   

X

Hep A

     

X

X

X

X

  

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Ages 7 Through 18 Years Old

 

7-10 yrs

11-12 yrs

13-18 yrs

TdaP

X

 

X

MCV4

X

  

Influenza (Yearly)

X

X

X

Pneumococcal Vaccine

X

X

X

Hepatitis A (HepA) Vaccine Series

X

X

X

Hepatitis B (HepB) Vaccine Series

X

X

X

Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) Series

X

X

X

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) Vaccine Series

X

X

X

Varicella Vaccine Series

X

X

X

Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (TdaP) Vaccine

 

X

 

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine (3 Doses)

 

X

X

Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (MCV4) Dose 1

 

X

 

Gardasil (HPV)

  

X

MCV4 Dose 1

  

X

Booster at age 16 years

  

X

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Cobb Pediatrics Vaccine Policy Statement

  • Cobb Pediatrics is dedicated to providing our patients and their families with the best possible care. We are committed to practicing medicine in compliance with the evidence-based practices established by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control.
  • For the safety of the community and our patient population, Cobb Pediatrics requires that our patients be vaccinated according to the CDC’s recommended immunization schedule. We do not offer alternate vaccine schedules; so we do not skip, defer, or split any vaccines unless medically contraindicated.
  • We firmly believe in the effectiveness of vaccines to prevent serious illness and to save lives.
  • We firmly believe in the safety of vaccines.
  • We firmly believe that all children and young adults should receive all of the recommended vaccines according to the schedule published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • We firmly believe, based on all available literature, evidence, and current studies, that vaccines do not cause autism or other developmental disabilities.
  • We firmly believe that thimerosal, a preservative that has been in vaccines for decades and remains in some vaccines, does not cause autism or other developmental disabilities.
  • We firmly believe that vaccinating children and young adults may be the single most important health-promoting intervention we perform as health care providers, and that you can perform as parents/ caregivers.
  • Our goal is to help parents understand the importance of vaccines, and to avoid the possibility of medical complications or death of their child due to vaccine preventable illness. We will work with any family whose child is not up to date with vaccines to become compliant with current recommendations. We will also gladly answer questions or address any concerns regarding vaccines during your visit.
  • We understand that some parents may refuse to vaccinate their children despite our efforts to provide them with accurate medical and scientific data. While we respect a parent’s personal beliefs and decision-making rights for their child, we feel that you are putting your child at unnecessary risk for life-threatening illness, disability, or even death- and we cannot assume medical liability for your choices. Therefore, parents who refuse to vaccinate according to the recommended schedule will be asked to find another healthcare provider that shares your views.