Quality Vaccinations at ProHealth Medical Care

Vaccinations can give you immunity from all different types of diseases. Immunizations also provide protection for children, adults, and people traveling the world. ProHealth Medical Care can provide all of your vaccination needs. We provide patients with a variety of types of vaccination. Get in contact with ProHealth without delay to learn more about our choices in immunization. Our healthcare providers are passionate about your health, well-being, and comfort. Patient happiness always comes first here.

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Be Wise, Immunize!

FACT:
Each year in the United States, up to 60,000 adults die from vaccine-preventable diseases or their complications.

FACT:
Pneumonia and influenza together are the seventh leading cause of death in the US and fifth leading cause of death among older adults.

FACT:
An estimated 80,000 people in the US are infected with hepatitis B each year. The majority are adolescents and young adults.

FACT:
Vaccines are among the safest medicines available.

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Adult Vaccination Options

Immunizations can help people of all ages. Upward of 60,000 American adults pass away every year from medical conditions that could have potentially been stopped by immunization. Influenza and pneumonia, combined, contribute to many fatalities. Influenza and pneumonia fatalities are particularly common in elderly people. Roughly 80,000 Americans contract hepatitis B on an annual basis. They're mostly young adults and adolescents. If you want protection from hepatitis B, influenza, pneumonia and beyond, immunization can make a safe and reliable option. Vaccines team up with your immune system to keep diseases at bay.

Children Vaccination Options

Vaccinations are important for children. To make sure your youngster is on the right track, you should take a look at a child vaccination chart. It can also help to review a CDC vaccines schedule. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can provide you with necessary information upon request.

Updated immunization is essential for children. Immunization can protect children from chickenpoxTdap (tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis)rubellamumps, and measles.

Growing teenagers can benefit greatly from immunization as well. Teenagers that are about to begin their college careers require vaccinations against meningitis. People of all ages can experience this inflammatory condition; however, it's particularly common for pre-teens and teenagers. Both bacterial and viral meningitis exist, and people can get meningitis in many ways. You can get it from kissing or even from using the same silverware.

ProHealth Offers Vaccinations For

Chickenpox (also called varicella)

A common childhood disease. It is usually mild, but can be serious, especially in young infants and adults. The Chickenpox vaccine prevents most people from getting the disease. If someone who has been vaccinated does get chickenpox, it is usually very mild. The chickenpox virus can be spread from person to person through the air, or by contact with fluid from chickenpox blisters. People who have contracted chickenpox are susceptible to shingles years later (see below).

Hepatitis A

A serious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). HAV is found in the stool of people with hepatitis A. It is usually spread by close personal contact and sometimes by eating food or drinking water containing HAV. A person who has hepatitis A can easily pass the disease to others within the same household.

Hepatitis B

A serious infection that affects the liver. It is caused by the hepatitis B virus. In 2009, about 38,000 people became infected with hepatitis B. Each year about 2,000 to 4,000 people die in the United States from cirrhosis or liver cancer caused by Hepatitis B

Typhoid (typhoid fever)

A serious disease caused by bacteria called Salmonella Typhi. Typhoid causes a high fever, weakness, stomach pains, headache, loss of appetite, and sometimes a rash. It has a fatality rate of 30% for those who do not treat the disease. Some people who get typhoid become “carriers,” who can spread the disease to others. Generally, people get typhoid from contaminated food or water. Typhoid is not common in the U.S.

Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap)

Tdap is a vaccine for these three diseases, which are all caused by bacteria. Diphtheria and pertussis are spread from person to person, while tetanus enters the body through cuts, scratches, or wounds.

  • Tetanus (Lockjaw)
    Causes painful muscle spasms and stiffness, usually all over the body. It can lead to tightening of muscles in the head and neck so the victim cannot open his mouth or swallow, or sometimes even breathe. Tetanus kills about 1 out of 5 people who are infected.
  • Diphtheria 
    Can cause a thick membrane to cover the back of the throat. It can lead to breathing problems, paralysis, heart failure, and even death.
  • Pertussis (Whooping Cough) 
    Causes severe coughing spells which can lead to vomiting, disturbed sleep and difficulty breathing.

Shingles

A painful skin rash, often with blisters. It is also called Herpes Zoster, or just Zoster. A shingles rash usually appears on one side of the face or body and lasts from 2 to 4 weeks. Its main symptom is pain, which can be quite severe. Other symptoms of shingles can include fever, headache, chills and upset stomach. Shingles is caused by Varicella Zoster virus, which also causes chickenpox The Varicella Zoster virus stays in your body and can reappear many years later causing shingles. While shingles isn’t contagious, it’s more common among those with weakened immune systems.

MMR Vaccine

The MMR vaccine can prevent these three diseases, which you or your child could catch by being around someone who has them. They spread from person to person through the air.

Measles
The virus causes a rash, cough, runny nose, eye irritation, and fever. It can lead to ear infection, pneumonia, seizures (jerking and staring), brain damage, and death.

Mumps
The virus causes fever, headache, and swollen glands. It can lead to deafness, meningitis (see below), painful swelling of the testicles or ovaries, and, rarely, death.

Rubella
The virus causes rash, mild fever, and arthritis (mostly in women). If a woman gets rubella while she is pregnant, she could have a miscarriage or her baby could be born with serious birth defects.

Meningococcal Disease

A serious bacterial illness. It is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis in children 2 through 18 years old in the United States. Meningitis is an infection of the covering of the brain and the spinal cord. Meningococcal disease also causes blood infections.

Pneumoniae Bacteria

A type of pneumonia caused by bacterial infection and is the leading cause of vaccine-preventable illness and death in the United States. Pneumococcal disease can lead to serious infections of the lungs (pneumonia), blood (bacteremia), and brain (meningitis), killing about 1 out of 20 people who contract it.
Anyone can get pneumococcal disease, but some people are at greater risk than others: Those 65 years and older, the very young, people with certain health problems, people with a weakened immune system and smokers.

Travel Vaccination Options

If you're planning on going abroad and seeing the world, vaccination may be necessary. Immunization is critical for people who plan on being in settings that are totally brand new and unfamiliar. There are a good number of nations that do not grant foreign visitor's entry without proper immunization in advance. If you want your time outside of the nation to be secure, comfortable and pleasant, you need to make your health a focal point. ProHealth Medical Care can provide you with economical choices in necessary travel vaccinations. Immunization can keep you safe from all kinds of ailments. It can sometimes even save your life. You can learn more about necessary immunization by reaching out to the friendly team members here at ProHealth who can point you in the right direction.

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Medical Memberships

ProHealth is a healthcare clinic that has a genuine zeal for keeping people healthy, safe and happy no matter what they do and where they go. We even provide our patients with helpful choices in medical memberships. These memberships are suitable for businesses, families and individuals alike. They offer a vast range of benefits to patients, too. If you want unrestricted access to any and all ProHealth centers, you should look into our memberships. There are numerous other great perks to ProHealth medical memberships as well. Families and individuals with memberships can reap the rewards of laboratory work discounts, small co-pays, vitamin B12 shot discounts and more. Businesses with memberships can enjoy similar things.

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Reach Out To ProHealth Medical Clinic Today To Learn More

ProHealth Medical Clinic is the finest option for people who need vaccinations anywhere in the Pensacola area. We offer all types of vaccination choices. Parents who need vaccinations for children can count on our caring, attentive, knowledgeable and helpful providers. Travelers who need immunization prior to departing the country can depend on our providers with the same level of confidence and ease. Get in contact with ProHealth Medical Clinic as soon as possible to request further information about our immunization options. Your health and safety matter more than anything else.

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