Parkway Drugs at 350 Leland Ave. (Big Lots Plaza) and 1256 Albany St. (corner of Albany St. & Culver Ave.) in Utica offers vaccinations.
Flu shots cause antibodies to develop in the body about two weeks after vaccination. These antibodies provide protection against the influenza virus. The vaccine protects against the viruses that research indicates will be most common during the upcoming season.
Available by appointment only. Call to schedule an appointment or inquire at the pharmacy counter.
The CDC recommends pneumonia shots for all children younger than 2 years old, all adults 65 years or older, and people 2 through 64 years old with certain medical conditions.
About 1 in 3 people in the US will get shingles in their lifetime. It can happen at any age, but you’re more likely to have it as you get older. That’s why doctors recommend a shingles vaccine for most people over 50.
The Tdap vaccine can prevent tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. Diphtheria and pertussis spread from person to person. Tetanus enters the body through cuts or wounds. Tdap is only for children 7 years and older, adolescents, and adults.