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Patients may schedule an appointment with the Preventive Medicine Nurse to receive the following routine* immunizations.  A referral by a provider is not required.

* Non-routine immunizations, such as those used for international travel, require a visit with one of our providers or an order from an outside doctor's office.

VaccineCommon NameHow many doses
Hepatitis A Hep A series of 2
Hepatitis B Hep B series of 3
Hepatitis A & B Hep A/B series of 3
Human Papillomavirus HPV series of 3
Influenza Flu 1/year
Measles-Mumps-Rubella MMR 2
Meningococcal same 1
Tetanus-Diphtheria toxoids Td 1/10 years
Tetanus-Diphtheria-Adult Pertussis Tdap 1
Varicella Chickenpox 2

Prior to administration of the immunization, a screening will occur to ensure the patient is eligible. Items which could cause the immunization to be deferred include:

  • current illness with fever over 100 degrees F
  • known allergic reactions to the immunization or components, including latex
  • known reactions to the immunization requested
  • current diagnosis of cancer, leukemia, HIV disease, other immunosuppressive disorders
  • current use of cortisone, prednisone, other steroids, cancer chemotherapy drugs, or radiation therapy 

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