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Below are few of the vaccines available from Passport Health Rhode Island. To see a full list of our Immunizations please click here.
Anthrax – Many service men and women, like those from Station Point Judith, Station Castle Hill, NS Newport, and military contractors must have this vaccine. The anthrax vaccine is very hard to find and Passport Health Rhode Island has it in stock today.
Hepatitis A – The Hepatitis A vaccine was made available to the US public in 1996. This means if you are older than 16 years you probably did not received the Hepatitis A vaccination. There are approximately 1.5 million cases of hepatitis A each year worldwide. Hepatitis A is transmitted via contaminated food/water or from direct contact from a person infected. Whether you are eating at your favorite pizza place in Providence or having dinner in at a resort in Asia you could be at risk.
Hepatitis B – This vaccine didn’t become available until 1982 in the US. If you are over 30 years old you probably did not receive this as a child. The Rhode Island Department Of Health highly recommends this vaccine. The Hepatitis B virus is caused by exposure to infectious blood or body fluids. Hepatitis has infected 1 out of 3 people in the world. Don’t be a statistic!
Influenza (The Flu) -The Rhode Island Department Of Health recommends a flu vaccination every year. Passport Health Rhode Island makes it easy with corporate flu clinics and easy availability. Would you like to have us vaccinate at your workplace? Please call today.
TB Testing/Meningitis & MMR Vaccine – Going to the University of Rhode Island? Many colleges require TB test and Meningitis Vaccination to be complete before entry. Passport Health Rhode Island can help. Same day appointments in most cases!
Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis and Typhoid – Providence is host to so many great volunteer organizations. These groups do great works for us locally, but also travel abroad in many cases. Certain parts of the world require special immunizations. There are very few providers who keep hard to find, and critical vaccines in stock. Passport Health Rhode Island has you covered. We have all travel vaccines recommended by the CDC in stock today.
Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis – Whooping Cough (pertussis) can occur at any age, but severe illness is more common in infants. Infants suffer the highest rates of hospital admission and death. Per the RI Department of Health there are approximately 59 cases per year. Protect yourself and your family by getting vaccinated.
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