Child immunizations

How vaccines may help protect your child every step of the way

There are many ways to protect kids as they grow. Planning for vaccines is an important step you can take to help protect your child from up to 16 serious diseases by age 18.1 There can be many questions about when and why to schedule vaccines.  Here, you'll find resources to help guide you on what you need to know about vaccines and how they work.

Ready to talk to your doctor?

Here's a list of questions to ask. 

Questions to ask your doctor

Get the facts. Gain immunity.

Here are a few of the most common questions related to child vaccinations.1

Protection for a lifetime

At every age, there are specific vaccinations that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends for children and teens. Below, you’ll find a list of which vaccinations are recommended for specific age groups. 

Take the next step

Whether you’re looking for more information or ready to schedule an appointment, here’s some help to take the next step. 

Questions to ask your doctor about vaccines

Not sure what to ask your doctor before making a decision on vaccinations? Here’s a guide to help you know what to ask.

View preventive care guidelines

Get a full checklist of recommended preventive care for your child, based on age.

Find a doctor

Take a look to find contact information for your pediatrician, confirm insurance coverage for your clinic or provider, or find a new provider.

Footnotes

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Vaccines for your children

Disclaimers

Certain preventive care services, including immunizations, are provided as specified by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), with no cost-sharing to you. These services are based on your age and other health factors. Some plans may require copayments, deductibles and/or coinsurance for these benefits. Always review to your plan documents to determine your specific coverage.