What Are My Vaccine Options?
Available at CMC/DHK?
|Trivalent shot: the standard flu shot to protect against three strains of flu virus. It is usable for people ages 6 months and up||Yes|
|Flu-mist nasal spray: popular for use with children. It shouldn't be used by pregnant women or patients who have asthma (for patients age 2-49 years of age)||Yes|
|Fluzone Intradermal vaccine: uses a microneedle that injects vaccine into the skin rather than the muscle (for patients age 18-64 years old).||Yes|
|Preservative Free: vaccine without Thiomersal
|Fluzone High-Dose vaccine: mainly for older people to give them a quick boost in immune response and protection||No*|
|FluBlok: made without the use of eggs, is considered a good alternative for people with serious egg allergies.||No*|
|Quadrivalent shot: a fourth strain of virus is added to the usual three||No*|
|* These variations may be available at other locations throughout the community.|