Immunizations

Immunizations

$31 4-Strain Vaccine, $31 FluMist Nasal Vaccine, $49 High Dose (HD) Vaccine, $49 Flublok Vaccine + earn 100 BONUS yourpoints*

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Our immunization-trained pharmacists can administer a wide range of CDC-recommended immunizations and vaccines for children, adults and seniors.

Ask your Brookshire’s pharmacist which vaccines are recommended for you.

Influenza
The influenza vaccine is administered yearly to protect against the most common flu strains of the year.  Multiple types of vaccines are available including quadrivalent, high dose for people over 65, and the nasal vaccine.

Who should get the influenza vaccine?

All children and adults over the age of 6 months.

  • Price without insurance – FluMist or 4-strain: $31 / HD or Flublok (egg free/virus free): $49

Pneumocococcal
The pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23 23) protects against the 23 most common types of streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria and the pneumonia (pneumococcal) conjugate vaccine (PCV13) protects against 13 types of streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria, including those most likely to cause serious disease. New recommendations state that both types of pneumococcal vaccine are needed to ensure adequate protection.

If the patient is 65 years and older who has never received either pneumonia vaccine, PCV 13 vaccine should be given, then 6-12 months later PPSV 23 vaccine should be given.

If the patient is 65 years and older who has received PPSV 23 vaccine, PCV 13 should be given at least 12 months later.

Who should get the pneumococcal vaccine?

All adults ages 65 and older who have not previously been vaccinated

Adults ages 19-64 who smoke or have asthma

Anyone ages 2-64 who has a long-term health problem such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, sickle cell disease, cirrhosis, cerebrospinal fluid leaks or cochlear implant.

Anyone ages 2-64 who has a disease or condition that lowers the body’s resistance to infection, such as cancer, leukemia, kidney failure, HIV infection or AIDS, asplenia, or organ transplant.

Anyone ages 2-64 who is taking a drug or treatment that lowers the body’s resistance to infection, such as long-term steroids, certain cancer drugs, or radiation therapy.

  • Price without insurance – Pneumovax (PPSV 23) – $90 / Prevnar 13 (PCV13) – $205

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
The herpes zoster vaccine is administered once and protects against shingles in patients who have had chicken pox in the past.  The shingles vaccine has been proven to reduce the risk of shingles by 50%. The shingles vaccine can also reduce pain in people who still get shingles after being vaccinated.

Who should get the herpes zoster vaccine?

Anyone age 50 and older who have had chicken pox in the past.

  • Price without insurance – $230

Meningococcal
The meningococcal vaccine is administered to all 7th graders and first time students entering college, those traveling to areas where they will be at risk for disease, and those who do not have a spleen.

For adolescents who receive the first dose at age 13 through 15 years, a one-time booster dose should be administered, preferably at age 16 through 18 years, before the peak in increased risk. Adolescents who receive their first dose at or after age 16 years do not need a booster dose.

Who should get the herpes zoster vaccine?

College students, military living in barracks, patients with asplenia and those traveling to Africa, Asia, or Saudi Arabia.

  • Price without insurance – $130

Tetanus/diphtheria (Td)
The Td vaccine is a booster given once every 10 years to protect against tetanus and diphtheria infections. Tetanus is caused by bacteria which can enter the bloodstream through a wound such as those caused by nails, splinters or puncture wounds. Diphtheria is a contagious disease that spreads through direct contact with an infected person, usually via coughing or sneezing. Like tetanus, it can be fatal if untreated or can cause severe damage to the nerves and heart.

Who should get the Td vaccine?

Patients in need of a Td booster, if Tdap has been previously administered.

  • Price without insurance – $40

Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Tdap)
Pertussis (whooping cough) is a very contagious disease that can cause death. This disease is most severe among children younger than 5 years old. It is added in combination to the tetanus/diphtheria vaccine.

Who should get the Tdap vaccine?

All adolescents 11-18 should receive one booster dose of Tdap.

All adults aged 19 and older should get a booster dose of Td every 10 years. Tdap should be substituted for Td (Tetanus Booster) for the next dose among people with the following characteristics:

  • All adults who have never gotten Tdap
  • All adults who expect to have close contact with an infant younger than 12 months of age
  • Healthcare workers who have direct contact in hospitals or clinics

Pregnant women should get Tdap during the 27th to 36th week of each pregnancy. New mothers who have never gotten Tdap should get a dose as soon as possible after delivery.

  • Price without insurance – $60

Varicella (Chicken Pox)
The Varicella vaccine is a 2-dose series that protects against the chicken pox. Most people who get the Varicella vaccine will not get chickenpox; however, if someone who has been vaccinated does get chickenpox, it is usually very mild. They will have fewer blisters, are less likely to have a fever and will recover faster.

Who should get the Varicella vaccine?

All infants and children, and any adult born after 1980 who have never had the chicken pox.

  • Price without insurance – $125

Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)
The MMR vaccine is a 2-dose series that protects against measles, mumps and rubella.

Who should get the MMR vaccine?

Children should get two doses of MMR vaccine. The first at 12 to 15 months of age. The second at 4 to 6 years of age. In addition adults born after 1957 and healthcare works should receive at least one dose.

  • Price without insurance – $90

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
The human papillomavirus is a 3-dose series that protects against HPV, which is the most common sexually-transmitted diseases in the U.S. and can lead to cervical cancer and genital warts. This vaccine can prevent most cases of cervical cancer in females, if it is given before exposure to the virus. In addition, it can prevent vaginal and vulvar cancer in females, and genital warts and anal cancer in both males and females

Who should get the HPV vaccine?

Males and females 9 to 26 years of age.

  • Price without insurance – Gardasil – $180 and Gardasil 9 – $195

Hepatitis A
The hepatitis A vaccine is a 2-dose series that protects against the hepatitis A virus. It is spread by the consumption of contaminated food or water and through occupational or personal contact with infected animals and humans. The vaccine can also be given in combination with hepatitis B in a 3-dose series.

 Who should get the Hepatitis A vaccine?

International travelers, men who have sexual contact with other men, workers with potential exposure risk and patients with chronic liver disease.

  • Price without insurance – $85
  • Twinrix (Hepatitis A & Hepatitis B combo) – $135

Hepatitis B
The hepatitis B vaccine is a 3-dose series that protects against the hepatitis B virus, which is a bloodborne pathogen. The hepatitis B virus can cause short and long term illnesses leading to liver damage, liver cancer and possible death. It’s spread through contact with blood or body fluids. The vaccine can also be given in combination with the hepatitis A vaccine in a 3-dose series.

Who should get the Hepatitis A vaccine?

International travelers, adults with other sex partners, men who have sexual contact with other men, healthcare workers and other workers at risk for blood exposure, patients with chronic liver or renal disease or HIV.

  • Price without insurance – $85
  • Twinrix (Hepatitis A & Hepatitis B combo) – $135

Polio
Inactivated polio vaccine has been used to protect people against polio since 1955. Although polio has been effectively eliminated in the U.S., it is still given to protect against infection through travel.

Who should get the Polio vaccine?

All infants and children and adults who have never been vaccinated against polio and who are traveling to an area where polio is common.

Price without insurance – $50

Typhoid
They typhoid vaccine can be given as a one-time injection or a series of oral capsules to protect against typhoid fever. The injectable vaccine is approved for children two years and older and should be received by travelers at least two weeks before travel. The oral capsule is approved for children over the age of 6 months, and should be received by travelers at least one week before travel.

Who should get the typhoid vaccine?

International travelers and people in contact with a typhoid carrier.

  • Price without insurance – Injection: $80 / Oral capsules: $60
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