We offer a multitude of immunizations including COVID, Flu, Shingrix, Pneumococcal, Tdap, HepA and HepB

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Why get a Pneumococcal Vaccine?

Pneumococcal vaccines are recommended to prevent pneumococcal disease. Pneumococcal disease includes illnesses caused by pneumococcal bacteria including:  Pneumonia, Ear infections, Sinus infections, Meningitis, Infection of the blood

Infections may be mild, but in some cases pneumococcal disease can be fatal or lead to long-term complications. For more information click here.

Which Pneumococcal Vaccine do I need?

CDC recommends PCV13 (Prevnar 13) or PCV15 (Vaxneuvance) for:

All babies and children younger than 5 years old

Children 5 through 18 years old with certain medical conditions that increase their risk of pneumococcal disease

CDC recommends PCV15 (Vaxneuvance) or PCV20 (Prevnar 20) for:

Adults 65 years or older

Adults 19 through 64 years old with certain medical conditions or risk factors

CDC recommends PPSV23 (Pneumovax 23) for:

Children 2 through 18 years old with certain medical conditions

Adults 19 years or older who get PCV15

How much does the Pneumococcal Vaccine cost?

Insurance typically covers the cost at $0 a copay. If there is a cost to the vaccine we will let you know.

Symptoms of Pneumococcal Disease

Shingles Vaccine

Who Should Get a Shingles Vaccine?

The Shingles vaccine (Shingrix) is currently recommended for all adults 50 years of age and older and adults 19 years of age and older with a weakened immune system. The Shingles vaccine is given as a two-dose series. The second dose should be given 2 to 6 months after the first dose. Even if you have had shingles in the past or have received the varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, it is still recommended to get the Shingles vaccine.

Why get the Shingles Vaccine?

The Shingles vaccine (Shingrix) is recommended to prevent shingles. The risk of getting Shingles, also known as zoster, increases with age. Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you have chickenpox, the virus remains in the body and can reactivate later in life to cause shingles. Symptoms of shingles include: Painful skin rash, Blisters on the skin, Fever, Headache, Chills

Shingles can also lead to long-term nerve pain called postherpetic neuralgia. The pain occurs in the area where the rash was and can last for months or years after the rash goes away. For more information click here.

How much does the Shingles Vaccine cost?

Insurance typically covers the cost at $0 a copay. Out of pocket cost is $199. If there is a cost to the vaccine we will let you know.

Tdap Vaccine

Who Should Get a Tdap (whooping cough) Vaccine?

Tdap stands for Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis. Children 7 years of age and older are recommended to receive a single dose. Pregnant women are also recommended to receive a dose of Tdap during each pregnancy around the beginning of the third trimester. In addition a booster dose of Tdap is recommended for all patients every 10 years.  

Why get a Tdap (whooping cough) Vaccine?

Tdap vaccine protects against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. Tetanus enters the body through cuts or wounds and causes painful stiffening of the muscles and difficulty breathing which can be fatal. Diphtheria and pertussis spread from person to person. Diphtheria can cause difficulty breathing and lead to paralysis or death. Pertussis, also known as ‚Äúwhooping cough‚ÄĚ, can cause uncontrollable coughing. Pertussis is serious especially in babies and young children and can cause pneumonia, brain damage or even death. For more information click here.

How much does the Tdap Vaccine cost?

Insurance typically covers the cost at $0 a copay. Out of pocket cost is $70. If there is a cost to the vaccine we will let you know.

Hepatitis B Vaccine

We currently offer the Engerix-B vaccine for HepB only and the Twinrix vaccine for HepA+HepB

Who Should Get a Hepatitis B Vaccine?

The Hepatitis B vaccine is part of the routine vaccinations for infants. Children and adolescents less than 19 years old who have not previously received a Hepatitis B vaccine should be vaccinated. Certain individuals who are at risk of Hepatitis B infection should also be vaccinated.

Why Get a Hepatitis B Vaccine?

The Hepatitis B vaccine helps to prevent Hepatitis B. Hepatitis B is a liver disease that may lead to serious lifelong illness. In an acute infection, a patient may experience fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin or eyes, dark urine and pain in muscles or joints lasting for a few weeks. In some cases, Hepatitis B can lead to a chronic infection which can lead to liver damage, liver cancer or even death. If a person is chronically infected with Hepatitis B, they can also spread the virus to others through blood and other bodily fluids. For more information click here.

Who Should Get a Hepatitis A Vaccine?

The Hepatitis A vaccine is part of the routine vaccinations for infants. Adults and adolescents who have not previously received a Hepatitis A vaccine should be vaccinated. The vaccine is also recommended for certain at-risk populations including international travelers. Twinrix is a combination vaccine for Hepatitis A and B and is approved for ages 18 and older.

Why Get a Hepatitis A Vaccine?

The Hepatitis A vaccine helps to prevent Hepatitis A. Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease that can cause symptoms such as fatigue, loss of appetite, stomach pain, nausea, yellowing of the skin or eyes, and dark urine. Most cases of hepatitis A resolve completely in a few weeks, but in rare cases can lead to liver failure to death. A person infected with hepatitis A can spread the disease to other people even if they are asymptomatic. For more information click here.

How much does the Hepatitis Vaccine cost?

Insurance typically covers the cost at $0 a copay. If there is a cost to the vaccine we will let you know.

Common Side Effects of Non-COVID Vaccines

It is important to remember everyone reacts differently to vaccines, and side effects can vary based on the vaccine you receive. Some possible side effects that may occur include:
  • Soreness in the arm the vaccine was given in
  • Pain, redness or swelling in the arm the vaccine was given in
  • Mild fever
  • Headache
  • Feeling more tired than normal
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Muscle pain
  • Chills