I scratched myself on a metal fence, will I get tetanus?

Patient

Q: Yesterday I scratched myself on a metal fence, I think it was a little rusted Im not sure though. The cut was on the surface and was not very deep, just scratched my skin. A little blood came out. I washed it then I put neosporin on it. I'm just worried if I will get tetanus. I dont know the last time I got a tetanus shot. I'm thirteen years old by the way.

Symptoms:  No symptons yet.
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