CDC's Adult Vaccination web site. The specific vaccines you need as an adult are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, risk conditions, locations of travel, and previous vaccines. Some vaccines are recommended only for adults, who are more at risk for certain diseases — like shingles. Protection from childhood vaccines wears off over time so you need additional doses of certain vaccines to stay protected. You may not have gotten some of the newer vaccines that are now available.
Adult Vaccines. Which ones do you need? Recommended for You. Article Tips to Protect Your Health. Article Immunization Charts for Adults and Kids. VIDEO Which Vaccines Are Safe During Pregnancy? For all vaccines being recommended on the Adult Immunization Schedule: a vaccine series does not need to be restarted, regardless of the time that has elapsed between doses. Licensed combination.
Find adult vaccine information including reasons for vaccination, vaccination types (including MMR, shingles, meningococcal, HPV, chickenpox, flu, hepatitis, and more), and the latest information. What Vaccines Do I Need? Your need for immunizations doesn't end when you become an adult. Immunity from childhood vaccinations can wear off and you may be at risk for new and different diseases. Also, vaccines and their recommendations may change over the years and certain vaccines may not have been available when you were a child.