Mandatory Vaccines in New Jersey: Then and Now

NJ Mandatory Vaccine Schedule Comparison
Children: Birth to 6 years – By Year (Recommended Month)

USA 1983

DTP (2)
OPV (2)
DTP (4)
OPV (4)
DTP (6)
MMR (15)
DTP (18)
OPV (18)
DTP (48)
OPV (48)

NJ 2009

HepB (0)
HepB (2)
DTaP (2)
HIB (2)
IPV (2)
PCV7 (2)
DTaP (4)
HIB (4)
IPV (4)
PCV7 (4)
HepB (6)
DTaP (6)
IPV (6)
Influenza* (6)
Influenza* (7)
DTaP (12)
HIB (12)
Varicella (12)
PCV7 (12)
MMR (18)
Influenza* (18)
Influenza* (30)
Influenza* (42)
DTaP (48)
IPV (48)
MMR (48)
Influenza* (54)

* The recommendation for the influenza vaccine is to give it annually starting at age six months, but it is only given during influenza season. The recommendation for the influenza vaccine is also to give two the first year that your child receives the flu shot.