Adult/Travel Vaccine

Background Information

 

The purpose of this program is to help adults stay healthy by administering vaccinations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  For regularly scheduled adult immunizations. 
  For individuals planning international travel.
  For students entering the medical profession.

If you are traveling abroad, you can get more information for your trip at the CDC’s website. On their site you can find information about  your destination as well as other health and travel information. 

Immunizations are given by Appointment Only 

Appointments are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 

Call 419-228-4457 to schedule an appointment

Schedule a vaccine appointment on-line

Adult and Travel Vaccine Services: 

  Hepatitis A (adult and pediatric); Ages 1 and older
  Hepatitis B (adult); Ages 19 and older
  Twinrix (Hepatitis A & B); Ages 19 and older
  MMR; Ages 19 and older
  Polio; Ages 19 and older
  Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis); Ages 19 and older
  Typhoid; Ages 2 and older
  Menactra (meningococcal); Ages 19-55 years of age receive Menactra and adults over 55 at risk receive Menomune
Meningococcal B (meningococcal); Recommended 16-23 years of age. May be given to 10-25 years of age per ACIP guidelines.
  Varivax (varicella); Ages 19 and older
  Yellow Fever; Ages 9 months and older
  Japanese Encephalitis; Ages 2 months and older
  Rabies (pre-event); see link below for additional information
  Gardasil (HPV); Females ages 9-26 years old
  Zostavax (shingles); Ages 50 and older with physicians order
  Prevnar 13 :(Pneumococcal Conjugate)-all children younger than 5 years old, all adults 65 years or older, and people 6 years or older with certain risk factors.
Pneumovax 23: (Pneumococcal Polysaccharide)for all adults 65 years or older. People 2 years through 64 years of age who are at high risk of pneumococcal disease should also receive PPSV23.

 

Note: Vaccines should be started at least one month before traveling to provide the best protection.  Some vaccines have a series of three injections.

Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) are available to download.  These sheets explain 1) what the vaccine is, 2) who should receive the vaccine and when, 3) contraindications, and 4) the risks.  Information is available as 1) PDF file, 2) text only, 3) audio, or 4) in other languages.

Click here for Vaccination Information – Facts & Resources, March 23, 2017

Cost of Services:
All fees are due at the time of service.  We accept cash, check, and credit cards. There is a $2.50 minimum for credit cards. We are a participating provider for Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, United Healthcare, AmBetter and Medical Mutual.  Vaccine charges vary; please call for more information.

Appointments:

All Adult Vaccine Clinic services are by appointment only. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 419-228-4457 and ask for the Adult/Travel Vaccine Clinic or Schedule a vaccine appointment on-line.