Immunizations Clinics & Doctor’s Offices in Independence, MO
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- Why are immunizations and vaccinations important?
As you age, your body needs to work harder to stave off certain diseases. And because our immune system weakens over time, seniors are more susceptible to getting sick. Things like the flu, pneumonia, and shingles can lead to serious long-term health problems, including hospitalizations, and even death.
Vaccines have been used for centuries to help keep various diseases at bay, and they play an important role in the preventative care our Medicare primary care doctors practice. Making sure you’re immunized for certain diseases not only protects you, but anyone you come in contact with, including your loved ones. Here is a short list of important vaccines seniors should receive.
- What vaccines do you administer at your senior healthcare centers?
Some of the vaccines we administer at our senior healthcare centers include:
- Chicken Pox
The specific vaccines that Immunizations Specialists may administer vary depending on the needs of the patient and the policies of the healthcare facility where they work. At Oak Street Health, our Immunizations Specialists in Independence, MO develop preventive care plans to help you achieve your physical and mental health goals. Get the care you deserve. Schedule an in-person, phone, or video visit with a trusted Immunizations health professional today.
- How do I find an Immunizations Specialist in Independence, MO?
Call (888) 812-1183 to find an Immunizations Specialist in Independence, MO and learn more about becoming a patient at Oak Street Health. You can also stop by your nearest center or fill out a become a patient form, and we'll be in touch.
Immunizations Specialists in Independence, MO
Immunization protects a person from disease by triggering an immune response through the introduction of a vaccine into the body, which contains a weakened form of the disease. It is also known as vaccination or inoculation and there are different types. At Oak Street Health, our Immunization doctors and supporting care team in Independence, MO develop preventive care plans to help you achieve your physical and mental health goals. Get the care you deserve. Schedule an in-person, phone, or video visit with a trusted Immunization doctor today.