The exact timing and duration of flu seasons can vary, but influenza activity often begins to increase in October. Most of the time, flu activity peaks between December and February, although activity can last as late as May. We recommend that everyone get their flu vaccine by the end of October.
Senior Flu Shots:
Flu vaccination is especially important for people 65 years and older because they are at high risk of developing serious complications from flu. ... A flu vaccine protects against the flu viruses that research indicates will be most common during the upcoming season. We offer a high dose flu vaccine for 65 years and older.
People 60 years of age or older should get the shingles vaccine (Zostavax). They should get the vaccine whether or not they recall having had chickenpox, which is caused by the same virus as shingles. Studies show that more than 99% of Americans age 40 and older have had chickenpox, even if they don’t remember getting the disease. There is no maximum age for getting shingles vaccine.
CDC recommends pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for all children younger than 2 years old, all adults 65 years or older, and people 2 through 64 years old with certain medical conditions. CDC recommends pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine for all adults 65 years or older, people 2 through 64 years old with certain medical conditions, and adults 19 through 64 years old who smoke cigarettes.
Vaccines are available that can help prevent tetanus, an infection caused by Clostridium tetani bacteria. We offer: tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine.
Babies and children younger than 7 years old receive DTaP or DT, while older children and adults receive Tdap and Td.
CDC recommends tetanus vaccination for all babies and children, preteens and teens, and adults. Talk with your or your child’s healthcare professional if you have questions about tetanus vaccines.
Our pharmacists work under the direct supervision of a licensed physician to administer vaccines to any person six years of age or older. This gives you the opportunity to walk into our pharmacy with no appointment or prescription to receive the following vaccines.
Keeping your employees healthy is a crucial key to your successful business. Even as adults, employees should stay up-to-date on vaccines. Our pharmacy offers a service where we bring the vaccines to your workplace. Schedule a day for our Pharmacist to come to your business location and administer the flu vaccine to any participating employees. We are able to accept cash or bill the insurance company.