Use Either Td or Tdap for Patients Needing a Tetanus Booster

You’ll hear more about a shift toward giving adults and older children Tdap (Adacel, Boostrix) instead of Td.

For years, CDC recommended replacing one tetanus booster with Tdap...but to otherwise give Td to patients 7 and older.

Now updated CDC guidelines say it’s okay to give either Tdap OR Td for boosters, catch-up immunization, or wound care.

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