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Vaccines for Babies and Children

 

Immunization means protection. The most effective and safe way to protect children from contagious diseases is by vaccination.  

Vaccines are considered a breakthrough in preventive medicine. Vaccines protect your child’s health by preventing them from contracting severe contagious diseases.


All routine vaccines given at Tipat Halav family care centers and at schools are free of charge. 


Routine vaccines provided for babies and children

The vaccines currently provided for babies and children at Tipat Halav family care centers as part of the routine vaccination program are:

  • Vaccine against Diphtheria-Tetanus-Whooping cough + Haemophilus influenzae type B + Polio [DTaP-Hib-IPV] (Hebrew)
  • Vaccine against Measles-Mumps-Rubella (German measles) + Varicella (chicken pox) [MMRV] 

  • Vaccine against pneumococcus bacteria [PCV]

  • Vaccine against Hepatitis B

  • Vaccine against Hepatitis A

  • Vaccine against Rotavirus


The vaccines given at school are:

  • In 1st grade: Vaccine against Measles-Mumps-Rubella (German measles) - Varicella (chicken pox) [MMRV]
  • In 2nd grade: Vaccine against Diphtheria-Tetanus-Whooping cough + Polio [Tdap-IPV]
  • In 3rd grade: Vaccine against influenza
  • In 4th grade: Vaccine against influenza
  • In 8th grade: Vaccine against Diphtheria-Tetanus-Whooping cough [Tdap]
  • In 8th grade: Vaccine against Human Papilloma Virus [HPV]

Influenza vaccine

The Ministry of Health recommends vaccinating the entire population against Influenza annually, starting six months of age. The vaccination is administer at the MHO and in the 2nd and 3rd grade at school.

Vaccination Guidelines
The vaccination guidelines of the Epidemiology Division is intended to aid in the implementation of the vaccination plan in Israel, and serves as a guide regarding the practicalities of vaccination, aimed at the medical staff.

Vaccination schedule for children and adolescents


Age
/Vaccination

Hepatitis B

Tetanus,
Diphtheria,
Pertussis,
Poliomyelitis (Polio)

Haemophilus influenzae B

Pneumococcus

Rota-
virus

Measles,
Mumps,
Rubella,
Varicella

Hepatitis А

Papilloma-
virus

Influenza*

At birth
/hospital

1st dose

No routine vaccination at this age

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

1 month

2nd dose

 No routine vaccination at this age

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this ageные прививки в этом возрасте  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

2 months

No routine vaccination at this age              

1st dose

1st dose

1st dose

1st dose

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

4 months

No routine vaccination at this age              

2nd dose

2nd dose

2nd dose

2nd dose

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

​6 months

3nd dose

​3rd dose + bOPV Polio vaccine

3rd dose

No routine vaccination at this age  

3rd dose

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

The number of doses (1 or 2) depends on age and vaccination history

​12 months

No routine vaccination at this age

4th dose

4th dose

3rd dose

No routine vaccination at this age  

1st dose

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age

18 months

Не входит в рутинные прививки в этом возрасте           

bOPV Polio vaccine

No routine vaccination at this age  

Не входит в рутинные прививки в этом возрасте  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this ageрутинные прививки в этом возрасте  

1st dose

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age

24 months

No routine vaccination at this age прививки в этом возрасте           

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this ageнные прививки в этом возрасте  

Не входит в рутинные прививки в этом возрасте  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

2nd dose

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age

​6 years
(1st grade)

No routine vaccination at this age           

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

2nd dose

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age

​7 years (2nd grade)

No routine vaccination at this age           

Booster

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age

1 dose

8 years
(3rd grade)

No routine vaccination at this age           

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

1 dose

​9 years
(4th grade)
No routine vaccination at this age 
No routine vaccination at this age No routine vaccination at this age No routine vaccination at this age No routine vaccination at this age No routine vaccination at this age No routine vaccination at this age No routine vaccination at this age dose

13 years
(8th grade)

No routine vaccination at this age           

Booster
(without Polio)

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

No routine vaccination at this age  

2 doses

לא כלול בחיסוני השיגרה בגיל זה  


*Vaccination is recommended once a year before influenza season, starting at six months of age.
All sectors of the population can be vaccinated at HMO's (Kupot Cholim), 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders are vaccinated at
school.

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