SG Pediatrics of Lake Orion follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). For information about these vaccines and the diseases they protect against, please visit https://www.aap.org/en-us/ImagesGen/Immunization%20Flipchart%20Preview.png

For detailed informational sheets published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) please visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/

Our Vaccine Philosophy

Our practice believes that all children should receive the recommended vaccines according to the guidelines provided by the AAP and the CDC. Vaccines are safe and effective in preventing diseases and health complications in children and young adults. Regular vaccinations help children ward off infections, and are administered as one of the safest and best methods of disease prevention.

We are happy to discuss your concerns about vaccines at your child's next visit.

Recommended Immunization Schedule:

SG Pediatrics of Lake Orion  -  PHYSICAL & VACCINE SCHEDULE

Physicals / Vaccines

Birth                          Hep B #1

1 Month                     Hep B #2

2 Months                   Pentacel #1(IPV, HIB, DTaP), Prevnar 13 #1, Rotateq #1

4 Months                   Pentacel #2, Prevnar 13 #2, Rotateq #2

6 Months                   Pentacel #3, Prevnar 13 #3, Rotateq #3, Flu #1

7 Months                   Flu #2

9 Months                   Hep B #3 & Labs

12 Months                 MMR #1, Varivax #1, Hep A #1   

15 Months                 Dtap #4, Prevnar 13 #4, HIB#4

18 Months                 Hep A #2 & Labs

2, 2 ½, 3 Years          Physicals, catch-up boosters, & labs as needed

4 Years                      Dtap #5, IPV #4, MMR #2,Varivax #2

5-10 years                  Annual Physicals & catch up boosters as needed

11 Years                    Tdap #6, Menactra, Gardasil, Varivax #2 (if not rec’d earlier), 

                                   Hep A (#1 or 2 if not rec’d earlier)

Then Yearly thereafter for physical, catch up boosters, & labs as needed

Resources

Vaccine Safety: The Facts Safety facts on vaccines from the AAP