Vaccine Clinic - Shigles 2nd Dose & Flu
October 13, 2023
Pharmacists from Giant/Martins will offer a Vaccine Clinic at Generations. Bring your insurance cards and wear a short sleeved shirt for the appointment. Please indicate which vaccines you would like to receive (Shingles #1, Shingles #2, regular dose Flu, senior dose Flu) when you schedule.
The CDC recommends that everyone 50 and older get Shingrix (the new Shingles vaccine), even if they had the earlier recommended vaccine Zostavax, or if they’ve already had a bout of shingles.
Pharmacists from Giant/Martins will offer a Shingles Vaccine Clinic at Generations this summer.
An important note: Beginning Jan.1, 2023, Medicare Part D enrollees won’t have any out-of-pocket costs for the shingles vaccine. Bring your insurance cards and wear a short sleeved shirt for the appointment. If possible, please bring a completed consent form. (Click here or pick up a paper copy if you schedule your appointment at our front desk).
The Shingles vaccine is a two-dose series. You may receive either the first or second dose at Generations on October 13. If you plan to receive the first dose, you will need to schedule an appointment elsewhere to receive your second dose about eight weeks later (you are not required to get the 2nd dose at the same location as the 1st dose).
Click here for more information about shingles and the vaccine.
To schedule your appointment at Generations, call 215-723-5841 or visit our front desk. If you have questions about whether this vaccine is right for you, please contact your healthcare provider.