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What vaccines are recommended for preteens and teens?

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There are four vaccines recommended for preteens. These vaccines can prevent very serious diseases like meningitis and HPV cancers. At 11-12 years old, preteens should receive vaccines to protect them from the following diseases:

Teens 13-18 years old are recommended to get these vaccines:

You can also take a look at the full immunization schedule for 7-18 year-olds. Share it with your parents, too! If you have any questions, talk with your parents and your doctor about the vaccines recommended for your age. COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for some adolescents.

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