1. Flu vaccine is recommended for all children and adults 6 months and older.
2. The shingles (SHINGRIX) vaccine works! This 2-shot series is recommended for everyone 50 yrs and older, even if you had the old shingles vaccine. The 2nd dose is given 2-6 months after the first dose.
3. We offer eight vaccines for our patients: Human Papilloma Virus/HPV (GARDASIL 9), Influenza (Fluarix and FluMist), Meningitis/MenACWY (MENVEO) and Meningitis/MenB (BEXSERO), PNEUMOVAX, Prevnar 20, Shingles (SHINGRIX) and Tdap (BOOSTRIX).
4. Gardasil-9 (HPV) vaccine is now FDA-approved up to age 45 years and covered by most insurances. This 3-shot vaccine series (only 2 shots if started < 15 years of age) is recommended for everyone 9-26 years of age. Those 27-45 years should consider getting it.
5. Your best resource for adult and pediatric vaccine information: www.vaccineinformation.org
6. We invite the Mid-South community to receive their vaccines with no appointment required during our office hours! You do not have to be a patient of our clinic. Almost all insurance plans cover vaccines 100% so it's FREE!
7. Pediatric immunizations information from the American Academy of Pediatrics: https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/immunizations/Pages/Immunizations-home.aspx
1. Tdap: every 10 years
2. Influenza: annually in the fall but no later than the end of October
3. Meningitis B: 2 dose primary series at least 4 wks apart for BEXSERO, 3rd dose 1 year later, then subsequent doses every 2-3 years (per 6/27/19 CDC recommendation)
4. Meningitis ACWY: initial 2 dose series separated by at least 8 weeks then every 5 year booster dose
5. Hib: one dose after spleen is removed
6. Prevnar-20: one dose for 18-65 years then again at age 65 yrs at least 5 years from the first
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