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Vaccinations

Vaccinations, Vaccine, children vaccination in McAllen

Vaccines protect against common diseases by allowing the body to create immunities in response to a weakened version of a virus. While it is important to obtain vaccines at an early age, some vaccines can wear off, losing their effect as you age. Each time you go to the doctors make sure you review your immunization record to ensure that you are up-to-date with your vaccine series. Listed below are the common vaccines to get for each age group.

Recommended for ages newborn to 6 years:

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rotavirus
  • Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis
  • Haemophillius influenczae tupe b
  • Pneumococcal
  • Inactivated Poliovirus
  • Influenza (seasonal)
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Meningoccal

Recommended for ages 7 through 18:

  • Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis
  • Human Paillomavirus series
  • Meningococcal
  • Influenza (seasonal)
  • Pneumococcal
  • Hepatitis A series
  • Hepatitis B series
  • Inactivated Poliovirus
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella series
  • Varicalla series (Chicken Pox)

Recommended for ages 18+

  • Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis
  • Human Papillomavirus
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  • Zoster
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
  • Influenza
  • Pneumococcal
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningococcal

Be sure to speak with your doctor to ensure that you receive the vaccines that most effectively protect you against illness. These can vary according to medical history. If you live in or around McAllen, call our offices or fill out an online appointment request form to schedule an appointment with one of our health care professionals today. Wed be more than happy to answer any questions that you may have and look forward to serving you as your health care professional providers.

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