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We provide a full array of vaccinations and immunizations. Call with any questions! Vail Valley Pharmacy pharmacists are all specially trained to provide immunizations including flu shots, Hepatitis A and B, Pneumonia, Shingles, Tetanus and more. Call to be sure we have your immunizations in stock. If not, we will be happy to order it for you and will usually be able to provide it the next business day.

 

Common Vaccinations:

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Patient Intake Forms for Immunizations

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Adults
Children / Teens
Flu Shot

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common vaccination details


Influenza

What is this for? Prevention of influenza complications and prevention from contracting the virus.

What types are available? Injectable and nasal.

Who needs it? Adults over the age of 50, pregnant, or between ages 19 and 49 who are interested in reducing their risk. All children between the age of 6 months and 18 years.

How often should I get it? Annually for seasonal influenza.

Does it require a prescription? No.

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Shingles (Zostavax)

What is this for? Reduce the risk of developing shingles.

What types are available? Zostavax

Who needs it? Adults over age 60 who have had chicken pox.

How often should I get it? Once.

Does it require a prescription? No.

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Pneumococcal
Pneumovax

What is this for? Prevention of complications due to infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae.

What types are available? PPSV-23 (Pneumovax)

Who needs it? Adults who have never had it and adults age 65 and older (with at least 5 years since their last Pneumovax injection).

How often should I get it? For adults 18-65 one dose. For adults over 65, repeat after 5 years if initial dose given before age 65 and adult is now over 65.

Does it require a prescription? No.

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Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis

What is this for? Prevention of tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis.

What types are available? Adults: Td, Tdap.

Who needs it? All adults and children as young as 2 months.

When should I get it? Booster every 10 years with Td. One dose with Tdap.

Does it require a prescription? No.

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Hepatitis AWhat is this for? Prevention of acquiring Hepatitis A.What types are available? Havrix, Vaqta.Who needs it? Catch-up immunization for children over 1 year of age. Adults wanting to prevent Hepatitis A.How often should I get it? Two doses are needed for lasting protection at least 6 months apart.Does it require a prescription? No. Download CDC Information PDF
Hepatitis BWhat is this for? Prevention of acquiring Hepatitis B.What types are available? Recombivax-HB, Energix-B.Who needs it? Catch-up immunization between age 7 and 17 years. Adults with potential work-related blood exposure who have not been previously vaccinated.How often should I get it? A series of three doses: birth, 1 month and 6 months of age.

Does it require a prescription? No.

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine

Guardasil and
Ceravrix

What it this for? Prevention of cervical cancer and genital warts caused by the most common types of HPV.

What types are available? HPV-4 (Gardasil) and HPV-2 (Cervarix).

Who needs it? Young men and women between the ages of 9 and 26.

How often should I get it? Series of 3 injections: initial, 2 months after initial dose, and 6 months after first dose.

Does it require a prescription? No.

Download CDC Information PDFs about these vaccinations:

Gardasil

Cervarix

Typhoid (tablet)

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