RSV Vaccination for Adults

Published: 07/27/2023

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Rural Emergency Hospitals,
  • Assisted Living,
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

On June 21, 2023, the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to recommend that adults aged 60 and older may receive a single dose of a Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) vaccine.

According to the CDC, RSV infections account for an estimated 60,000-160,000 hospitalizations in older adults in the United States each year and approximately 6,000-10,000 deaths. Adults at highest risk for severe RSV infection include:

  • Older adults
  • Adults

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