Vaccines for Gay or Bisexual Men

Vaccines provide important protection for gay and bisexual men. Men who have sex with men have a higher chance of getting serious and even deadly diseases.

Getting vaccinated can help keep you, your family, and your community healthy.

Which vaccines are recommended for gay and bisexual men?

If you’re a man who has sex with men, talk with your doctor about recommended vaccines that protect against:

  • Flu
  • HPV
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B

Learn more about vaccines for men who have sex with men . If you’re HIV positive, be sure to ask about any additional vaccines you may need. Learn more about vaccines for people with HIV.

Remember, you also need to stay up to date on your routine vaccines. Find out which routine vaccines are recommended for your age (PDF - 148KB).

Find out which vaccines you need

CDC’s Adult Vaccine Quiz helps you create a list of vaccines you may need based on your age, health conditions, and more.

Take the quiz now!

Get vaccinated

Getting vaccinated is easy. Vaccines are available at the doctor’s office and many pharmacies — and most are covered by insurance.

Find out how to get vaccinated.

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