Tetanus

Clinical Resources

Materials for Providers

Alphabetical by Title

Standing Orders for Administering DTaP Vaccine to Children Younger Than 7 Years

Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate children under 7 who meet any of the criteria on this form

Standing Orders for Administering Td/Tdap Vaccine to Adults

Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form

Standing Orders for Administering Tdap During Pregnancy

Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate pregnant persons who meet any of the criteria on this form

Standing Orders for Administering Tdap/Td Vaccine to Children and Teens Age 7 Years and Older

Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate children and teens who meet any of the criteria on this form

Materials for Vaccine Recipients

Alphabetical by Title

Tetanus: Questions and Answers

Information about the disease and vaccines for patients and parents

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ACIP Recommendations

Current Recommendations

Licensure of a Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis, Inactivated Poliovirus, Haemophilus influenzae Type b Conjugate, and Hepatitis B Vaccine, and Guidance for Use in Infants
MMWR, February 7, 2020, 69 (5);136-139
Use of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccines: Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
MMWR, January 24, 2020, Vol 69 (3);77-83
Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diphtheria with Vaccines in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
MMWR, April 27, 2018; 67 (2):1-44

Vaccine Information Statements

DTaP VIS
Updated: August 6, 2021
Multi-vaccine VIS
Updated: July 24, 2023
Td VIS
Updated: August 6, 2021
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) VIS
Updated: August 6, 2021

FDA Package Inserts & EUAs

Diphtheria & Tetanus: Td (generic) Package Insert
MassBiologics
Diphtheria & Tetanus: Tenivac Package Insert
Sanofi U.S.
Tdap: Adacel Package Insert
Sanofi U.S.
Tdap: Boostrix Package Insert
GSK
DTaP: Daptacel Package Insert
Sanofi U.S.
DTaP: Infanrix Package Insert
GSK
Combination Vaccine: Kinrix Package Insert
GSK
Combination Vaccine: Pediarix Package Insert
GSK
Combination Vaccine: Pentacel Package Insert
Sanofi U.S.
Combination Vaccine: Quadracel Package Insert
Sanofi U.S.
Combination Vaccine: Vaxelis Package Insert
MSP Vaccine Company

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