Adult Routine Vaccinations
Vaccines are one of the most effective ways to protect you from preventable diseases that could cause long-term illness, hospitalization, and even death.
Here are a few routine vaccinations that we recommend for DOHC members (not all inclusive):
||# of Doses
|Age 50 Years Old+
||Prevents shingles, a reactivation of chickenpox that causes severe, painful blisters around the back, shoulder, and eyes.
|Age 65 Years Old+
|1 - 2
||Protects you from the bacterium streptococcus pneumoniae that could cause infections of the lung, meninges in the brain, and blood.
|Age 19-64 with chronic heart/lung /liver disease, diabetes, alcoholism, cigarette smoking, weakened immune system, or transplant
|10 Years Old & Up
|1 every 10 years
||Protects against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and tetanus that can causes painful stiffening of the muscles, paralysis, and heart failure.
Check what vaccines are recommended before visiting the country with the link below.
CDC Travel Guide