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Current Schedule

Immunisation Schedule 2020
Age Vaccine Number of Injections Where
2 Months

6 in 1 + MenB* + PCV +Rotavirus

3 + Oral vaccine

GP
4 Months

6 in 1 + MenB* + Rotavirus

2 + Oral Vaccine

GP
6 Months

6 in 1 + PCV + MenC

3 GP
12 Months

MMR + MenB

2 GP
13 Months

Hib/MenC + PCV

2 GP

Junior Infants" '

4 in 1 + MMR

2 School

1st Year"

HPV9 +

MenACWY + Tdap

2 doses (6 months apart)

2

School

Aged 2 to 12
years^

Nasal Flu Vaccine

1 dose each flu season
(for most people)

GP / Pharmacy

At risk^

Flu

1 dose each flu season
(for most people)

GP / Pharmacy /
Peer Vaccinator /
Occupational Health

At risk~

PPV

1 dose
(for most people)

GP

Pregnant Women

Tdap

Each pregnancy
(from 16 weeks)

GP

*When babies are given MenB vaccine with the other childhood vaccines they are more at risk of developing a fever.  We recommend giving all children 3 doses of liquid infant paracetamol after their 2 and 4 month vaccines to reduce the risk of fever. More information here

" also offered to age equivalent children who are attending special schools or are home schooled. 

' offered by GPs in Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim

^ visit www.hse.ie/flu for a full listing of people in at-risk groups

~ visit our pneumococcal section for a full listing of people in at-risk groups

Vaccine Abbreviations

  • 6 in 1 - Diphtheria, Haemophilus Influenzae b (Hib), Hepatitis B, acellular Pertussis, inactivated Polio, Tetanus vaccine
  • MenB - Meningococcal B recombinant vaccine
  • Rotavirus - Rotavirus oral vaccine
  • PCV - Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
  • MenC - Meningococcal C conjugate vaccine
  • MMR - Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine
  • Hib/MenC - Haemophilus Influenzae b/Meningococcal C conjugate vaccine
  • 4 in 1 - Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio vaccine
  • Tdap - Tetanus, low dose diphtheria and low dose pertussis vaccine
  • HPV9 - Human Papillomavirus vaccine
  • MenACWY - Meningococcal A, C, W, Y conjugate vaccine
  • Flu - Influenza vaccine 
  • PPV - Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine

More Information

This page was updated on 04 September 2020