This video walks you through what vaccines are recommended for adults.
All adults should get a flu vaccine yearly, and a Tdap vaccine. Due to health conditions, travel, age, or work, you may need other vaccines or may be unable to be vaccinated. The interactive quiz below will help you to determine what vaccines are recommended for you. This is a schedule of recommended vaccines.
- Women up to 26 years old may get an HPV vaccination.
- Men up to 21 years old, or men 22-26 who have sex with other men, may get an HPV vaccination.
- Adults 60 years or older should get a pneumococcal vaccine and a zoster vaccine.
- Adults with asplenia, diabetes type 1 or 2, heart disease, stroke, or other cardiovascular disease, HIV, liver disease, lung disease including asthma, renal disease, or a weakened immune system should talk with their doctor or healthcare professional to find out what vaccines are recommended for them.
- If you are pregnant, visit our pregnancy vaccinations page.
- If you are traveling internationally, visit our travel vaccinations page.
- Immigrants must meet the Vaccination Criteria for U.S. Immigration.
- Refugees are not required to be vaccinated before arrival, but can get certain vaccines through the Vaccination Program for U.S.-bound Refugees.
- If you are wondering if you should not get a vaccine, visit https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/should-not-vacc.html and talk to your doctor about any questions.