Vaccines are not just for kids! Even adults need to make sure their vaccines are up to date. These include vaccines for everything from shingles to the flu. Our office is happy to answer questions about vaccines you should get, and will work with you to determine what is covered by your insurance plan.
If you would like to learn more about adult vaccines, please explore the links below:
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases offers a wealth of information about adult vaccines, as well as the diseases those vaccines protect you against.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers a chart of adult vaccines, including recommended doses and ages to get them.
The CDC also offers detailed information about the seasonal flu vaccine, including differences between the injected vaccine and nasal spray, as well as potential side effect.
The shingles vaccine is recommended for any adult who has had chicken pox. This site, edited by the makers of the shingles vaccine, explains shingles and how the vaccine protects you.