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Measles

Read about the Measles Outbreak
Protect your children by making sure they get vaccinated against Measles. All children should receive 2 MMR vaccines by the age of 5 years.

Pertussis
whooping cough
vaccine for adults

Adults who have or who anticipate having close contact with infants aged <12 months (e.g., parents, grandparents aged <65 years, child-care providers, and health-care personnel) should receive Tdap vaccine to reduce the risk for transmitting pertussis. Please call our office if you need any assistance in this matter. Click HERE to learn more about it.

Varicella

A booster dose of Varicella Vaccine (Varivax) is recommended for children four years and older. This is in addition to the dose usually administered at one year of age. Click HERE to learn more about it.

Gardasil

Gardasil is for girls and boys ages 9 to 26 years. It is a cervical cancer vaccine that helps protect against 9 types of human papillomavirus (HPV): Is the leading cause of cervical cancers and genital warts.  Children ages 9 to 14 yrs now only need 2 doses of vaccine and children over 15 years will require a 3 dose series. Click HERE to learn more about it.

Meningitis Vaccine

Menveo (Meningococcal Vaccine) is now recommended for children as young as 2 years old please call our office for more information or to schedule an appointment.  Click HERE to learn more about it.

 

Bexsero Vaccine

Bexsero (Meningits B ) vaccine is now available for children 16 to 18 years of age.  Please call for more information or schedule an appointment today. Click HERE to learn more about it.