Immunizations and Vaccinations Clinic in Rockville, MD
Immunizations and Vaccinations are the processes of becoming protected against a disease. Physicians Now Urgent Care & Walk-In Clinic provides vaccines for children and adults in Rockville, MD. Contact us, Walk in, or reserve your spot online! We are located at 15215 Shady Grove Road, Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.
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Vaccinations are made from weakened forms or surface proteins of disease-causing organisms. When a vaccine agent is introduced to the body, the immune system sees it as a foreign invader and produces antibodies to fight infection. If you are exposed to the same organism in the future, your body will remember it and do a better job fighting it than it would if you did not get the vaccine.
There are routine vaccination recommendations for both adults and children, so schedule and Reserve your spot with Physicians Now Urgent Care and Walk-In Clinic if you are not up-to-date on your shots.
As an adult, you still need vaccinations to protect against certain diseases. You should have a flu shot every year to protect yourself against several strains of the influenza virus. If you decide to get the HPV vaccine, you will need three doses to protect yourself against human papillomavirus. The vaccination for hepatitis A is two doses, while the vaccination against hepatitis B consists of three doses. You may also need to be vaccinated against shingles, chickenpox, pneumonia, or meningitis
If you plan to travel to a foreign country, you will need vaccinations to protect you against diseases caused by infectious organisms found in contaminated food, water, and air. The vaccines you need will depend on where you want to travel. If you will be traveling in a developed country similar to the United States, you may not need anything other than the routine vaccinations recommended for adults. If you will be traveling in undeveloped countries, you may need to be vaccinated against malaria, polio, yellow fever, and other diseases. When you visit our urgent care center, you will have the opportunity to discuss your travel plans with a provider so you get the right vaccinations.
If you need any of these vaccinations, contact us to schedule and Reserve your spot. Our friendly staff members will find a Reserve your spot time that fits your schedule so you can get the care you need at a time convenient for you. We serve patients from Rockville MD, Travilah MD, Lone Oak MD, Colesville Park MD, Redland MD, Darnestown MD, Anscroft MD, and Wheaton-Glenmont MD.