Did you know that it’s just as important for you to stay on top of your vaccinations now as it was when you were a child?
You need a flu shot every year — and you may need additional doses of some vaccines to help you stay protected from diseases. And as you age — or your lifestyle or health conditions change — you may need protection from different diseases.
Getting vaccinated can help keep you, your family, and your community healthy.
Which vaccines are recommended for adults ages 27 through 64?
Check this easy to read vaccine schedule (PDF - 148KB) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to find out which vaccines are recommended for adults ages 27 through 64.
You may also need other vaccines — for example, if you’re planning to travel outside the United States. Learn more about vaccines for:
- Gay or bisexual men
- Health care workers
- Military members
- People with health conditions
- Pregnant women
Make sure your childhood vaccines are up to date
In addition to getting the vaccinations you need now as an adult, it’s important to make sure you’ve had all of your childhood vaccinations. Find out how to get your vaccination record .
It’s also a good idea to ask your doctor about any childhood shots that you may have missed — or new vaccines that are now available.