Vaccine Information

It is important to stay up to date with your immunizations and to also keep your doctor informed as to what vaccines your have received outside the office.

 

Common vaccines given in our office are:

 

TB Testing: PPD skin test is a method used to diagnose silent tuberculosis (TB) infection. Requires 2 office visits, 2 days apart.

 

Influenza : People 6 months and older should receive a yearly flu vaccine. We begin administering the vaccine in early fall.

 

Prevnar 13 and Pneumovax 23: Two pneumococcal vaccines for adults 65 and older  given one year apart from each other.

 

Tdap: Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccine to protect from these diseases.

 

Menactra: A meningococcal vaccine given to 11-12 yo and a booster at 16 years.

 

Bexsero or Trumenba: A meningococcal B vaccine, typically given to college students if required by the college or people 10 years or older at increased risk for meningococcal disease.

 

Gardasil 9: A vaccine to prevent Human papillomavirus (HPV) in women and men. Teens and young adults start the 2 dose series between ages 9-14 or three dose series give at ages 15-26 years.

 

Hepatitis B: A vaccine to prevent a liver infection caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV).

 

Hepatitis A: A vaccine to prevent a communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV).

 

Varicella: A vaccine to prevent chickenpox, a very contagious disease. Requires two doses.

 

Shingrix: Healthy adults 50 years and older should get two doses of Shingrix separated by 2 to 6 months, even if you had shingles, received Zostavax or not sure if you had chickenpox.

 

Typhoid: May be recommended for travel to foreign countries.

 

MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella)

Polio

 

 

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Influenza Vaccine
vis-flu.pdf
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DTap
vis-td.pdf
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Gardasil
CDC+Gardasil.pdf
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Hepatitis A
CDC+Hepatitis+A.pdf
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Hepatitis B
vis-hep-b.pdf
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Pneumovax
CDC Pneumovax.pdf
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Zostavax
CDC Shingles.pdf
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Diet recommendations

Below are a list of diets that may be helpful to you. Dr. Wasson may ask you to follow a specific diet based on your recent blood work or diagnosis.

BMI
about_adult_BMI.pdf
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About your cholesterol
About+Cholesterol+-+AMA.pdf
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Decrease the Risk of Diabetes
Decrease+the+Risk+of+Diabetes.pdf
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DIabetes and Prediabetes
Diabetes+and+Pre-Diabetes.pdf
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Gout Diet
Gout+Diet.pdf
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Nutririon for Everyone
nutrition_for_everyon.pdf
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Weightloss Tips
Weight+Loss+Tips.pdf
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You can quit smoking
CDC+-+You+Can+Quit+Smoking+-+Five+Keys+f[...]
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James C Wasson, MD
534 S Main St
Nazareth, PA 18064


Phone: 610 746 1860 610 746 1860

E-mail: info@drwasson.com

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