At Midwest Family Health, it’s our priority to ensure that you get the right vaccine along with the personal care and attention you deserve. To us, complete care means to take time to answer your questions, give you all the facts, and provide you with the correct immunizations to help keep you healthy. It also means that you can take comfort in knowing that all immunizations you receive are administered by a certified, knowledgeable professional – your trusted Midwest Family Health pharmacist.
Choose your location to schedule your Immunization
Protecting your health is one of the most important duties that you have! At Midwest Family Health, we provide several immunizations in our pharmacies that save you a trip to your doctor and allow you to bring your whole family in. This is particularly helpful during flu season! Please call ahead of time to make an immunization appointment and to make sure we have the vaccine you want in stock.
- A pharmacy professional will review your immunization insurance coverage, current medications, possible side effects, and any concerns you may have
- The vaccine will be administered in a private or semi-private area
- Our staff will complete an immunization report for your doctor
Flu shots are recommended annually for all patients aged 6 months and older. We focus on adult immunizations therefore encourage children to schedule regular well-child appointments with their provider to ensure children have access to the full course of childhood immunizations.
Pneumonia vaccines are recommended for all adults age 65+ and certain adults ages 18-64 with chronic conditions (such as asthma, COPD, anemia, diabetes, heart disease, liver disease and kidney disease). Our pharmacists will help determine which pneumonia vaccines you may need.
Individuals who have had Chickenpox (Varicella Zoster) in their lifetime are highly susceptible to shingles. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends the shingles vaccine to anyone over the age of 50.
Most people receive their five recommended tetanus vaccinations in childhood. However, many people do not know that booster vaccinations are recommended every 10 years to maintain immunity. Also of particular importance, is the tetanus with pertussis vaccination (Tdap) for pregnant women and those who will come in contact with the newborn child to help prevent whooping cough (pertussis).
Pharmacy Immunization Benefits
One of the biggest benefits of coming to Midwest Family Health for immunizations is knowing that you are getting an immunization from the very same person who fills your prescriptions.
As pharmacists, we take the time to get to know you and your medication history. We understand your unique needs. Knowing all the information about your health helps us recommend the right vaccine for you.
At Midwest Family Health, we receive up-to-date training and have completed a Pharmacist Immunization Certification program. We are also compliant with guidelines set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration as well as CPR certified.