Vaccinations for Veterinarians and Veterinary Workers
Our services will protect those working with all types of animals in the veterinary industry. Both students studying to become a veterinarian and professionals in the field should receive the recommended vaccines in order to protect themselves from various infections.
Which Vaccines Do Veterinary Workers Need?
Veterinary workers have a high chance of being exposed to a variety of infections. These vaccinations are the best form of protection: hepatitis B, rabies, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), influenza.
See the bullets below to learn more about some of these key immunizations:
- Hepatitis B –
Blood & Body Fluids –
Liver infection commonly spread through needles, medical equipment or direct contact with body fluids. Vaccination is the best form of protection.
- Influenza –
Provides high protection against virus. Recommended on an annual basis.
- Rabies –
Saliva of Infected Animals –
Vaccination is highly recommended for those involved in animal care.
- TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis) –
Wounds & Airborne –
A tetanus booster vaccination is recommended for all adults once every ten years.
See the table below for more information:
Common Vaccinations for Veterinary Workers
|VACCINE||HOW DISEASE SPREADS||DETAILS|
|Hepatitis B||Blood & Body Fluids||Liver infection commonly spread through needles, medical equipment or direct contact with body fluids. Vaccination is the best form of protection.|
|Influenza||Airborne||Provides high protection against virus. Recommended on an annual basis.|
|Rabies||Saliva of Infected Animals||Vaccination is highly recommended for those involved in animal care.|
|TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis)||Wounds & Airborne||A tetanus booster vaccination is recommended for all adults once every ten years.|
What Kind of Vaccine Services Does Passport Health Offer?
Keeping workers healthy is a top priority, but what is the best way to delivery vaccinations? Passport Health has the solution. With our onsite clinic option we will come to you with trained nurses and all the vaccines employees may need.
Our expert staff will identify what is best for each individual employee and provide it onsite. Boosters and revaccination can also be provided, making everything as easy as possible for you and your team.
In addition to onsite solutions, Passport Health also offers in-clinic vaccinations at our more than 300 locations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Perfect for small teams, individual coverage or new hires, our in-clinic services are just as customizable to fit your industry’s needs.