Proudly Providing the Vaccines You and Your Family Need

It doesn’t matter if it’s a vaccination for the flu, pneumonia, or whooping cough, Valley Medical Clinic can help. We offer vaccinations for children, adolescents, teenagers, adults, and seniors. We make it simple for your entire family to stay caught up on immunizations. 

Vaccines & Immunizations We Offer

We offer a variety of vaccinations that you will need throughout your life including:

  • Flu shots
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • DTaP
  • IPV
  • MMR
  • Meningitis
  • Pneumonia 
  • Shingles
  • Vitamin B12
  • Tdap
  • TD

Other vaccinations and immunizations are also available. Please reach out to our staff for more information.

Recommended Vaccines By Age

Throughout your life, the vaccinations you require will change. The most essential vaccinations take place early in life. As such, these early vaccines are the most important ones. Vaccinations are the best ways to protect newborns, infants, and children from harmful diseases. However, these immunizations can wear off as you get older. Depending on your lifestyle, traveling, or medical history, you may require additional vaccines. Children in their first two years will have multiple vaccines to build up immunity.

We have provided a brief overview of the updated vaccination and immunization list by age group. 

1 – 24 months

  • Hepatitis B
  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • Whooping Cough (pertussis, DTaP)
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
  • Polio
  • Pneumococcal
  • Rotavirus
  • Influenza
  • Chickenpox
  • Measles, Mumps, rubella

2 – 6 Years

  • Influenza 
  • Diphtheria
  • Polio
  • Tetanus
  • Whooping Cough (pertussis, DTaP)
  • Chickenpox

7 – 10 Years

  • Influenza 

11 – 12 Years

  • Influenza 
  • Meningococcal conjugate vaccine
  • HPV
  • Tdap

13 – 18 Years

  • Influenza 

19 – 26 Years

  • Influenza 
  • Td or Tdap
  • HPV
  • Any job or school-related required vaccinations

27 – 60 Years

  • Influenza 
  • Tdap
  • Zoster (50 and older)

60 Years or older

  • Influenza 
  • Pneumococcal
  • Zoster

Understanding How Vaccines Work

Vaccines are made to help develop immunity by imitating the infection. That doesn’t mean that it causes the illness; instead, a vaccine forces the body to develop T-lymphocytes and antibodies. Post-vaccination, you may feel minor symptoms of a fever. This is very normal and happens as the body builds immunity. The vaccination can take a few weeks to develop fully. If a patient is already infected or becomes infected before the body builds immunity, they can still contract it. Some vaccinations may also require more than one dose. 

Travel Health Q & A

What Vaccines do I need before I travel?

Depending on where you are traveling to the following vaccinations are what you may need: 

  • Hepatitis A
  • Rabies
  • Hepatitis B
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow fever
  • Polio
  • Japanese encephalitis
  • Meningococcal 
  • MMR 
  • Influenza 

When should you get vaccinations before traveling?  

It’s recommended that you get vaccinated 4-6 weeks before you travel. This is to ensure that your body builds immunity and if more than one dose is needed, you will have time to get additional vaccinations.

How long do travel vaccines last? 

Vaccines will range depending on the dosage. It can protect from six months up to three years with multiple doses.

I’m leaving the country last minute, is it safe? 

Ideally, you want the 4-6 week window to get vaccinations. Although, if you do not have the proper amount of time, our doctors can counsel you on how to reduce your risk of illness during your travel. 

If you have any additional questions, please reach out to us at Valley Medical Clinic to answer any concerns you may have before traveling.

Locate Your Immunizations Records For Next Visit

The best way to access your shot records is to contact your previous doctor or specialist. You can also ask your school or work if you need to get any immunizations before attending. Unfortunately, there is no primary database to pull vaccination records. The more information you have, the easier it will be to get you on track and up to date. Many places keep shot record information for 1-2 years post attending

Vaccine Insurance & Payment Information

Valley Medical Clinic accepts most major insurances, for any questions if we accept your health insurance call our offices at (915) 592-8223. 

We currently do not accept Oscar or Humana. We apologize for the inconvenience.

We accept all major credit cards, cash, and debit cards.

Schedule Your Vaccinations With Us Today

Whether you need vaccinations for school, work, traveling, or you simply want to stay up-to-date, we can help. From newborns to the elderly, Valley Medical Clinic has you covered with the vaccinations you’ll need throughout your life. 

If not already registered in our system, please call (915) 592-8223 to make an appointment and register. All existing patients can also request to make appointments in advance.

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