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Vaccines: Not Just for Kids

Brush up on your immunization schedule

Vaccines can protect you from harmful infections. Some adults think only children need vaccines. But this is not true. For instance, a yearly flu vaccine is recommended for adults of all ages, including healthy adults. You may need certain vaccines because of:

Your age
Your health or health history
Where you live
Where your work and the kind of work you do
Your lifestyle

Find out what vaccines you may need:

Young adults ages 19 to 24
Adults ages 19 to 64
Seniors ages 65 and older
Pregnant women
People with health conditions (asthma, heart disease, cancer,diabetes, or HIV)

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