Here is a list of vaccinations you may need to get. Please do not hesitate to ask us any questions or inform us of any concerns.
Adults who need meningococcal vaccine:
College freshmen living in dormitories
Persons with persistent complement component deficiencies
Persons with a removed or damaged spleen (such as with sickle cell anemia)
Lab staff working with these organisms
Adults who remain at an increased risk for meningococcal disease may need a second dose of this vaccine five years after their first dose (except for college freshman living in a dorm).
Adults who need hepatitis B vaccine:
Health care workers and others with on-the-job risk
Developmentally disabled persons and staff working with them
Persons who live with or care for a person with hepatitis B
Persons who have sex with a person with hepatitis B
Men who have sex with men
Persons with more than 1 sex partner in the last 6 months
Persons with a sexually transmitted disease (STD)
Persons with acute or chronic liver diseases
Persons with HIV
Injection drug users
Foreign born persons from places where hepatitis B is common
All persons who want to be safe from getting hepatitis B
Adults up to 65 years need one dose of Tdap if they:
Are living with or caring for an infant under age 12 months
Are a health care worker
Have never had a dose of Tdap
Adults who have had Tdap or are 65 and older need Td if:
It has been 10 years or more since their last shot of Tdap/Td
They have a wound and it has been 5 years since their last shot*
* If in doubt, ask a nurse or a doctor to look at the wound.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
There are two HPV vaccines: a quadrivalent vaccine (HPV4) to prevent cervical, vaginal and vulvar cancers (in females) and genital warts (in females and males), and a bivalent vaccine (HPV2) to prevent cervical cancers in females.
All women through 26 years of age should receive a HPV4 or HPV2 vaccine series.
All males through 26 years of age may receive a HPV4 vaccine series to reduce their risk of getting genital warts.
All adults are recommended to get flu vaccine every year.
Flu vaccination is especially important for:
Health care workers
Persons with long-lasting health problems (such as diabetes, asthma, sickle cell, lung, heart, liver, or kidney diseases)
Persons who live with or care for persons at high risk (listed above)
Persons who live with or care for infants and children
Some adults can receive the nasal spray flu vaccine.
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)*
Two doses of MMR vaccine are recommended for all people born in 1957 or later. This vaccine also is recommended for health care workers, college students, and international travelers.
One dose is recommended for adults 65 and older and for people with chronic conditions or weakened immune systems. Some people may need two doses of this vaccine.
Varicella (Chicken Pox)
Two doses are recommended for adults who have not had chicken pox.
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(For emergencies please contact
Dr Nadya Fazli
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