11 August 2013

VACCINATIONS FOR ADULTS & SENIORS

Are you or your loved ones over 65 years old?

Are you or your loved ones a smoker or on long term medications like steroids?

Do you or your loved ones have chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, asthma, chronic bronchitis or liver disease?

If so, the following vaccinations are strongly recommended:

1) Pneumonia (Pneumoccocal 13 & 23 vaccinations) *updated
- single dose each

2) Shingles (Herpes Zoster vaccination) 
- single dose

3) Diptheria, Pertussis and Tetanus (DPT vaccination) 
- single dose every 10 years

4) Flu (Influenza vaccination) 
- single dose every year, preferably at end of the year before the northern hemisphere winter season