The following chart outlines vaccines included in the Minnesota School Immunization Law.
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1) 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.
2) 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.
3) 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.
4) 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.
5) 2, 4 and 6 months shots can be given early as long as they are at least 28 days between injections.
6) 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.
7) 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.
8) Tdap Boosterix given in 3rd trimester of EVERY pregnancy no matter when the last one was given.
9) Proquad is MMR and Varicella. Can only be used 4-12yo and given subq.
10) 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, go to www.cdc.gov/vaccines or www.health.state.mn.u/immunize.
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