Immunizations are important to keeping you healthy and the community healthy. The following immunizations are available at Dickenson Drug Company. See the checklist below each immunization to see if you need to be vaccinated.
Influenza (flu) vaccine:
- I haven't had my annual influenza (flu) vaccine yet this season --- so I need one.
Pneumococcal (pneumonia) vaccine:
- I am age 65 or older, and I have never had a pneumococcal (pneumonia) shot
- I am age 65 or older and have had 1 or 2 doses of pneumococcal vaccine when I was younger than 65; it has been 5 or more years since the last shot.
- I am younger than age 65, I have not been vaccinated against pneumococcal disease and at least one of the following applies to me:
- I smoke cigarettes
- I have heart, lung (including asthma), liver, kidney, or sickle cell disease; diabetes or alcoholism.
- I am younger than age 65, I have not been vaccinated against pneumococal disease, and at least one of the following aplies to me:
- I have a weakened immune system due to cancer, Hodgkin's disease, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, kidney failure, HIV/AIDS; or I am receiving radiation therapy; or I am on medication that suppresses my immune system.
- I have had an organ or bone marrow transplant.
- I have had my spleen removed, have had or will have a cochlear implant, or have leaking spinal fluid.
- I live in a nursing home or other long-term care facility, and I have never had a pneumococcal shot.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine:
- I am a woman age 26 or younger and haven't completed a series of shots against human papillomavirus.
- I am a man age 21 or younger and haven't completed a 3 dose series of shots against human papillomavirus.
- I am a man age 23 through 26, I have not completed a 3 dose series of HPV vaccine, and at least one of the following applies to me:
- I want to be protected against HPV
- I have a weakened immune system as a result of infection (including HIV), disease, or medication.
- I have sex with men.
Shingles (zoster) vaccine:
- I am an adult age 60 or older and haven't had a shingles shot.