Immunizations

imageHaving immunization for yourself and your family members is a proven effective armament against the most common threats that might endanger your health and cause a break from your routine at home and at work. Immunization works by pre-conditioning the body’s defenses to the virus or vectors that cause a certain disease. As it is introduced to the body in a tolerable level, the body develops the antibody and the immunity so any future instances of the viral entry to your system, the body is ready to ward off the external threat effectively.

We have vaccinations available for adults, such as flu, pneumonia, and shingles shots:

Flu Shots
Recognize flu-like symptoms

  • Fever (usually high)
  • Headache
  • Extreme tiredness
  • Dry cough
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Muscle aches
  • Sore throat
  • Sometimes vomiting
  • Sometimes diarrhea

Pneumococcal Vaccine
Recognize pneumonia symptoms:

  • Cough with mucus
  • Fever
  • Shaking or “teeth-chattering” chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Feeling tired or weak
  • Nausea and Vomitting
  • Diarrhea

Shingles (Zoster) Vaccine Live-Varicella Zoster Virus
Recognize shingles symptoms:

  • Pain, burning, numbness or tingling
  • A red rash that begins a few days after the pain
  • Fluid-filled blisters that break open and crust over
  • Itching

Some people also experience:

  • Fever and chills
  • General achiness
  • Headache
  • Fatigue

To learn more about our Immunization services, please call 727-863-5200.

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