Did you know as of October 1, 2013 Pharmacist in the
state of North Carolina were authorized to administer
CDC recommended vaccines to patients at least 18 years of
age? Immunizing pharmacist can administer
pneumococcal, zoster, hepatitis B, tetanus, Tdap, and
meningococcal to patients 18 years of age and older.
Pharmacist can also administer the annual influenza
vaccine to patients at least 14 years of age.
You can take charge of your health by receiving
vaccines for preventable disease at Health Park Pharmacy.
Many insurance companies cover a percentage to the
complete cost of the vaccine when administered at your
Medicare Part B and D plans accepted
Vaccine Recommendation Schedule
|Vaccine||Who needs it||How often|
|Influenza||Everyone||Every year between September-December|
|Zoster||Anyone 60yrs and older||One dose|
|Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap)||Anyone greater than 11yrs of age||One time dose of Tdap, then a TD booster every 10yrs|
|Pregnancy||Each pregnancy one dose in 3rd trimester|
|Pneumococcal||Anyone 65 years and older||One dose|
|Immunocompromised, HIV, Kidney Disease, Asplenia, Heart Disease, Lung Disease, Diabetes, Liver Disease||One or two doses|
|Hepatitis B||Patients with HIV, Diabetes, and Chronic Liver Disease||One time in three divided doses|
|Meningococcal||Adolescents||One dose at age 11 or 12 with a booster at age 16|
For more detailed vaccination information please visit the CDC website.