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The Coastal Health District of Georgia serves the counties of Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long & McIntosh

Vaccinations for Adults

Most adults realize the important role of immunizations in infant and child health, but are unaware that vaccines are a necessary part of adult health. Each year in the US, as many as 50,000 adults die from vaccine-preventable diseases or their complications.

All adults need a flu shot every year, and the Tdap vaccine periodically to protect against tetanus, whooping cough and diphtheria. You may need other vaccines based on your age, health conditions, job, lifestyle, or travel habits. These vaccines may include:

What Immunizations Do You Need? 

View the adult immunization schedule

If you’re not sure what adult immunizations you may need, the Centers for Disease Control has created an online, interactive adult vaccination quiz.

Take the Quiz

You can also check with your county health department or doctor to make sure your immunizations are up to date.

More Information for Adults: