Did you know that the Pneumonia shot is the best way to prevent Pneumonia?
Every year over 1 million Americans make a visit to the hospital due to Pneumonia or other Pneumonia related complications.
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that can also cause blood infections and meningitis if it is left untreated.
The pneumonia shot is a two-step process with you receiving the initial shot and then a second shot booster one year later and is fully covered by most insurance carriers.
Ask your Primary Care Provider about the Pneumonia Vaccine today!
CDC recommends vaccination with the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13 or Prevnar 13®) for
- All children younger than 2 years old
- All adults 65 years or older
- People 2 through 64 years old with certain medical conditions(https://www.cdc.gov/pneumococcal/about/risk-transmission.html)