We carry all the vaccines for adults approved by the FDA in the United States.
We are also a designated Yellow Fever Vaccination Clinic by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and a new H1N1/swine influenza Vaccination Clinic by the Florida State Department of Health.
Our office offers Tuberculin Skin Testing (also called PPD test), that is recommended yearly for all health care professionals, teachers, prison personnel, and others.
Antibodies develop in the body about two weeks after receiving a flu vaccine. The viruses in the vaccine help to provide protection against infection using antibodies.
The H1N1 vaccines are made using the same vaccine production process as the Influenza vaccine, except this vaccine contains components of the H1N1 virus.
This vaccine is recommended for all adults older than 65. This vaccines help different types of illnesses including ear infections and meningitis.
This vaccine is currently recommended for people with liver diseases, including those infected with Hepatitis B or C. In addition, the vaccine can be given to any person who desires protection from Hepatitis A.
The current Hepatitis B vaccine, usually a three-dose series is recommended for all children 0-18 years of age. Adults at increased risk of acquiring Hepatitis Binfection should receive this vaccine.
The vaccines currently available in the United States protect against all three serogroups of meningococcal disease that are most commonly(serogroups B, C and Y), but they will not prevent all cases.
The Tdap vaccine protects adults and adolescents from tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. The first dose is usually given at the age of 11 or 12. Anyone that did not receive the vaccine at that age, should get it as soon as possible.
Unless you have been previously vaccinated or had all 3 diseases, anybody that is 18 years of age or older should get the MMR vaccine. Children between 1 and 12 years of age can get a “combination” vaccine called MMRV, which contains both MMR and varicella (chickenpox) vaccines.
To be considered fully immunized a person had to receive a primary series of at least three doses of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV), live oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV), or four doses of any combination of IPV and OPV.
Vaccination is usually recommended for international travel and going to countries you could be likely be exposed to contaminated water and food sources. This vaccine is usually not needed for the U.S.
Vaccination to prevent shingles is recommended for people 60 years of age or older. Effects of shingles get more severe the older the person is.
Vaccines are given as a series of 3 shots over a 6 month period to protect against infection caused by HPV and the health problems that infection can cause. There are three HPV vaccines (Cervarix, Gardasil, and Gardasil 9).
Yellow fever vaccine is a live-virus vaccine which has been used for several decades. A single dose protects against disease for 10 years or more.