Adult Immunizations

Adult Immunizations

Adult immunizations provided through our agency are privately purchased vaccines.  We strive to keep the costs affordable
to all members of the community.  Pricing may change without notice according to our purchasing ability.


Hepatitis A    Series of 2 separated by 6 months       
Hepatitis A is usually spread by close personal contact and sometimes by eating food or drink that was contaminated with the virus.

Hepatitis B       Series of 3 – takes 6 months to complete 
Hepatitis B is spread through contact with the blood and body fluids of an infected person.

Measles/Mumps/ Rubella (MMR) 
Any person born after 1956 should get at least one dose unless they can show that they have had either the vaccine or the diseases.

Tetanus Diphtheria (Td)  
Every 10 years this vaccine protects from bacteria that enters the body through cuts, scratches, or wounds.  Boosters can by given in 5 years if a serious injury occurs.

Tetanus/Diphtheria/ Pertussis (Tdap)       
This new vaccine was licensed in 2005.  It protects with all of the components of TD with the added protection of pertussis (whooping cough).  Vaccine is once in a lifetime and strongly recommended for those working with or in close contact with children.  After the initial TDaP injection a TD booster will be recommended every 10 years.

Meningococcal        
Adults are recommended to receive the meningitis vaccine if they are attending college & living in a dorm setting or traveling to parts of the world where the disease is common.  Recommendations also include anyone with a damaged spleen, or whose spleen has been removed and any person who has an immune system disorder.

Influenza (flu)      
Vaccines are administered yearly beginning around October.  The components of the vaccine are determined by the CDC by following statistics from the previous year.

Pneumonia   
This vaccine is once in a lifetime for adults 65 years of age and older.  It is also recommended to be given to adults with chronic illnesses such as asthma or diabetes.  The vaccine protects against 23 different types of pneumococcal bacteria.

Zostavax   
This is a one-time vaccination.  This vaccine was licensed in 2005 and is available for adults over 60 years of age.  The vaccine is used to prevent shingles.  It can also reduce the pain associated with shingles.