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One dose of MMR is recommended for people born in 1957 or later, if they have not been previously vaccinated. A second dose of MMR may be required in some work or school settings. Needed to transfer to most college/universities.
Tetanus/diphtheria booster (Td)
Tetanus/pertussis/diphtheria (Tdap) —$50
If you haven't had at least three basic tetanus-diptheria shots in your lifetime, you need to complete the series.
All adults need a tetanus-diptheria booster dose every 5 – 10 years.
Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease caused by a virus. Hepatitis A immunization is recommended for all people who travel to certain countries or people with chronic disease (such as liver disease, heart disease, and diabetes). Some of the ways you can contract the Hepatitis A virus are from contaminated food or water, or illegal drug use. Adolescents or adults should get 2 doses of the vaccine according to the following schedule:
– 6 to 12 months after the first dose.
—$40/shot (series of three)
Hepatitis B is a serious liver disease caused by a virus. Hepatitis B virus is spread through the contact with the blood and body fluids of an infected person. Hepatitis B immunization is advised for all children, especially adolescents, and adults who are at risk for acquiring the disease. (Most people are at risk.) Adolescents or adults should get three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine according to the following schedule:
– 1 to 2 months after first dose.
– 4 to 6 months after first dose
All three doses are needed for full and lasting immunity.
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine
—$130/shot (series of three)
HPV vaccine helps protect against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16 & 18.
2 months after first dose.
6 months after first dose.
This is a test
for possible exposure to tuberculosis, not a vaccine
—$100/shot (series of two)
Varicella or chicken pox is one of the most common childhood diseases. Adolescents and adults who have not had the disease by their 13th birthday will need a two-dose series of the varicella vaccine 4 to 8 weeks apart. If you have had chicken pox, you do not need the vaccine. A varicella titer can determine if you have had chicken pox and if you are immune. There is a fee for this blood test. Many of the allied health fields require the vaccine or proof of immunity prior to entrance into their programs.