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Vaccination against common diseases

Regardless of your age, some vaccines could benefit you in the long term and prevent common diseases.

Vaccines and common diseases
These vaccines are available for the general public. Check with your pharmacist to see if they are offered at your pharmacy. 

HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually-transmitted virus.
 
 

Recommended for

Ages 26-45 by recommendation of MD only; not recommended for ages 45+

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually-transmitted virus.

Recommended for

Everyone, as of 3rd grade. 

Pneumococcal Infections

Pneumoccocal infections are caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae.
 

Recommended for

Children under 2 and adults ages 65+

Pneumococcal infections are caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae

Recommended for

People with chronic conditions or older than 65 years old.

Tetanus

Tetanus is caused by the bacterium Clostridium tetani, which can enter the body through a cut or bite wound.

 

Recommended for

Everyone

Tetanus is caused by the bacterium Clostridium tetani, which can enter the body through a cut or bite wound.

Recommended for

Everyone.

Shingles

Shingles happen when the virus that causes chickenpox stays in your body and can reactivate at any time during your life.
 

Recommended for

Ages 18+ for those at increased risk, and ages 50+

Shingles happen when the virus that causes chickenpox stays in your body and can reactivate at any time during your life.

Recommended for

People older than 50 years old.

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