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This is a corrected version of the article that appeared in print.

Am Fam Physician. 2023;107(3):319-322

Published online February 13, 2023.

This clinical content conforms to AAFP criteria for CME.

Author disclosure: No relevant financial relationships.

Key Points for Practice

• The COVID-19 primary vaccination series is recommended for everyone six months and older.

• Bivalent COVID-19 vaccine boosters are recommended for everyone six months to four years of age who completed the Moderna primary series and everyone five years and older to improve protection from the Omicron variant.

• The pneumococcal vaccines PCV15 and PCV20 are recommended for adults 65 years and older; those who received older vaccines should be given an updated version.

• For pre- and postexposure prophylaxis against mpox, Jynneos is recommended as a standard 0.5-mL subcutaneous injection or a 0.1-mL intradermal injection.

From the AFP Editors

The 2023 child/adolescent and adult immunization schedules have been approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and are accessible at These schedules include links to COVID-19 vaccination information, vaccination information statements, adverse event reporting, and a QR code for online schedules. Notable changes include updates to COVID-19 recommendations and mpox (formerly monkeypox) vaccination.

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This series is coordinated by Michael J. Arnold, MD, associate medical editor.

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