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  • Hepatitis A
  • Vaccine Recommendations

Which children should be routinely vaccinated against hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection?

All children should receive 2 doses of HepA vaccine beginning at age 1 year (i.e., 12–23 months). The 2 doses in the series should be administered at least 6 months apart. Any child age 2 through 18 years not previously vaccinated should be vaccinated. For a copy of the ACIP recommendations on hepatitis A, go to

Last reviewed: June 25, 2023

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