Immunizations

Immunizations

Ask our pharmacist or your doctor about recommended vaccines based on your age and medical conditions. We can administer immunizations to adults and answer any questions you may have. Call us today and ask to speak to one of our immunization pharmacists!

Available Vaccines:

  • Flu (Influenza) Vaccine (No prescription necessary)

Influenza is a contagious respiratory illnes caused by a virus. Symptoms of the flu usually come on suddenly and can include fever, cough, chills, sore throat, body aches, and tiredness. Everyone, of all ages, should be vaccinated each year in the fall.

  • Pneumococcal Vaccine

Pneumococcal is caused by a bacterial infection. It can cause fever, chills, cough, difficulty breathing and chest pain. It is recommended for children under 5, all adults over the age 65, and people with high risk factors such as smokers, heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, etc.

  • Shingles (Zoster) Vaccine Live

Shingles is caused by a virus. Symptoms consist of a painful skin rash often with blisters. Anyone who has been exposed to chickenpox can develop shingles, but it is most common in people over the age of 50. THe vaccination is recommended for age 60 or older.

Other vaccines are available upon request. For more detailed information on the above vaccines please visit:
www.cdc.gov/vaccines.


Helpful Vaccination Links

Adult Vaccination Schedule (CDC):
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/adult/adult-schedule-easy-read.pdf

How to check if your vaccination is covered by Medicare:
http://www.medicare.gov/coverage/shots.html

Immunizations and Pregnancy (CDC):
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/downloads/f_preg.pdf
http://cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/downloads/f_preg_chart.pdf

Information about vaccinations if you have COPD or Asthma:
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/patient-ed/adults/downloads/fs-asthma-vaccines.pdf

Information about vaccinations if you have Heart Disease:
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/patient-ed/adults/downloads/fs-heart-disease-vaccines.pdf

Information about vaccinations if you have Diabetes:
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/patient-ed/adults/downloads/fs-diabetes-vaccines.pdf
Last Updated: 3/4/2015
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