Vaccination Schedules for School

How vaccines from your pediatricians in Gaithersburg, MD, can protect your child from illness

When your child goes to school, your child will be surrounded by bacteria and viruses. These bacteria and viruses put your child at risk of getting sick. Fortunately, there are important weapons to protect your child–vaccines. Your pediatrician can provide the vaccines your child needs.

Dr. Farnoush Jamali at Prime Pediatrics in Gaithersburg, MD, provide a wide range of medical services for children, including vaccinations to protect your child from illness.

Your pediatrician will start first doses of some vaccinations when your child is first born. Other vaccinations will occur during well-child visits and when your child attends school. According to the Centers for Disease Control or CDC, these are the recommended vaccinations from birth through age 18:

  • Hepatitis B
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis
  • Haemophilus influenza type B
  • Polio
  • Pneumococcal conjugate
  • Rotavirus
  • Measles, mumps, rubella
  • Chickenpox
  • Hepatitis A
  • Human papillomavirus
  • Meningococcal conjugate
  • Flu

To view or print the CDC immunization schedule, please click here:

There are a few things you should know about vaccines:

  • Vaccines are required for your child to attend daycare or school
  • Vaccines are effective against disease, boasting a success rate of 90% to 99%
  • Vaccines are safe because they are rigorously tested and approved by the FDA and CDC before use
  • Vaccines are convenient because they can be administered at well-child visits and physicals

Vaccines provide protection against contagious, serious illnesses like flu, COVID, meningitis, hepatitis, and more. Vaccines don’t just protect your child. They also protect other members of your household, your child’s playmates, your child’s teachers, and you. Vaccines can help keep your family safe from illness.

To find out more about which immunizations your child needs for school, talk with the experts. Call Dr. Farnoush Jamali at Prime Pediatrics in Gaithersburg, MD. You can reach them in the office by calling (301) 977-2440, so call now.

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845-B Quince Orchard Blvd,
Gaithersburg, MD 20878