Litchfield County Pediatrics

20 Felicity Lane
Torrington, CT 06790

Immunizations

Immunizations have been one of the single greatest advances in preventative medicine and an essential part of well-child care. Our practice follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Immunization Schedules

Updated 2/2018

The following 2018 schedules indicate the recommended ages for routine administration of currently li​censed vaccines for children a​​nd adolescents. Any dose not administered at the recommended age should be administered at a subsequent visit, when indicated and feasible.

Download here:
​Recommended Immunization Schedules for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger, United States, 2018 ​

How do Vaccines Work?

You can read an in-depth description of how vaccines work here. The information is provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics.