You may not realize that you need vaccines throughout your life. Adults need to keep their vaccinations up-to-date because immunity from childhood vaccines can wear off over time. You are also at risk for different diseases as an adult. Vaccination is one of the most convenient and safest preventive care measures available.
All adults need:
- Influenza (flu) vaccine every year
- Td or Tdap vaccine
Watch this video to see more information about adult vaccinations.
Take the Adult Vaccination Self-Assessment Quiz
Use the Adult Vaccine Self-Assessment Tool to find out which vaccines you may need.
To learn more about adult or child vaccinations, visit the Center's for Disease Control's (CDC) website for the full article.