Don’t have a primary care physician yet? Can’t get an appointment for a few weeks? Come in to Las Vegas Urgent Care—we can help address your immunization needs.
What are immunizations and vaccinations?
Immunization is the process whereby a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a vaccine. Vaccines can be administered in different ways, depending on the type of vaccine. Some are administered through a needle injection, while others are ingested or inhaled. A vaccination is the injection of a killed or weakened organism that produces immunity in the body against that organism. Vaccines stimulate the body’s own immune system to protect the person against subsequent infection or disease.
What are some common vaccinations?
We receive most of these vaccinations as children. There are recommended vaccination schedules that we are encouraged to follow, and that help keep us on track with our vaccinations, so that we don’t inadvertently miss one. Some vaccinations we need to have annually in order to be effective, such as the influenza vaccine. There are also additional vaccinations that we may need if we are traveling to another country.
Stop by Las Vegas Urgent Care today! We look forward to helping you identify your vaccination needs.