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.
|Vaccine||Common Name||How 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|
|Tetanus-Diphtheria toxoids||Td||1/10 years|
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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