||For more information
Once at age 65 or over; and once again if first shot was received
prior to age 65 and if 5 or more years have elapsed; children
under 2 years beginning at 2 months and children between 2 and
5 years who are at high risk.
information on Pneumonia
|Influenza (Flu) Vaccine
||Annually for at-risk groups which includes persons
aged 65 years or older; healthy children 6-23 months of age; their
household contacts and caregivers; extended care and nursing home
residents; adults and children with chronic heart and lung conditions,
including asthma, diabetes, kidney disease, weakened immune systems,
HIV/AIDS patients; children and teens on long-term aspirin therapy;
pregnant women; and household members of people in at-risk groups.
information on Influenza
Tetanus - Diphtheria Vaccine for adults; Diptheria-Tetanus -Pertussis
Vaccine for children
|Children should receive 5 doses of DTaP between 2
months and six years; a booster of Tetanus-Diptheria (Td) is recommended
at 11-12 years and then every 10 years throughout adulthood.
Information on Tetanus-Diptheria-Pertussis
|Children and Adolescent Vaccines
||All children without contraindications should receive
the following vaccines in accordance with regular schedules: Hepatitis
B, Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Haemophilus influenza type B,
Inactivated Poliovirus, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pneumococcal,
Hepatitis A, Influenza
schedule of childhood immunizations
||Women 40 years and older every one to two years
Breast Cancer and Mammography information
|Colon Cancer Screening
||Screening every year for all adults aged 50 or older
Colon Cancer information
||Annually for women who are sexually active.
||All adults age 18 years or older should be screened
for high blood pressure.
blood pressure information
||Screening includes the measurement of Total Cholesterol
(TC) and High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (HDL-C) for all men
aged 35 years and older and all women aged 45 years and older, younger
adults 20 years and older with other risk factors of coronary heart
and heart disease information
Recommendations by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force;
the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices at the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention; The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
of the National Institutes of Health.
The prevention and detection tools listed here are recommended
for healthy people. However, people with chronic illness, such as heart
or lung disease, diabetes, or a weakened immune system, may require
screening at more frequent intervals. Talk with your doctor to determine
what is recommended for you.
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