A member asked:

When do kids need a booster of varicella vaccine?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Cheryl Coldwater answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

4 years old: At 4 years old, before starting school. If they are older and did not get it at that age, they should get it at the next check up.

Answered 8/16/2012

5.7k views

Thank
Dr. Mark Patterson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Age 4-6 years: The first vaccine for varicella is given at 12 months of age. A booster is given at ages 4-6, prior to kindergarten entry.

Answered 6/10/2013

5.7k views

Thank

Related Questions

A member asked:

Can a child get chicken pox even though they have had the varicella vaccine?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

A member asked:

Can I still get the varicella vaccine if I am allergic to eggs?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

If my varicella titer is positive, do I need the shingles vaccine?

A doctor has provided 1 answer