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Auburn, California 95603

Phone : 530-885-8582
Fax :     530-885-8593

Greater Placer Pharmacy serves Placer County, Sacramento County and all of California.

Prepping for Immunizations and Vaccinations

Prepping for Immunizations and Vaccinations

People in all age brackets can receive different types of immunizations and vaccinations. But the ways of preparing for an immunization appointment are somewhat the same for all. First and foremost, you must know the type of immunization or vaccination you will be receiving and its cost. Secondly, you need to relax, have a positive and calm disposition, and prepare yourself for the after-care you need to follow. Also, if so advised by your physician that you acquire the vaccine from a pharmacist, check with the latter if he or she works in a free delivery pharmacy so that you can do away with long queues.

Before your scheduled appointment, make sure to prepare the necessary health documents your physician tells you to bring. This can help them administer the vaccines better. During your appointment, discuss with your physician or pharmacist your health history, allergies, and other necessary medical information. You can also raise your questions related to the immunization if you have any. If you are accompanying your child during his or her immunization, it will help to distract him or her during the administration of the vaccine.

After your appointment, continue to relax and stay calm. The feeling of slight and temporary numbness is normal. For infants and children, it is important to note symptoms of fever, swelling or redness around the injection point, poor appetite, skin rash, and headache. You can consult your physician if these symptoms persist for more than 1 to 2 days. If your physician or pharmacist prescribes medication for these symptoms, make sure to avail of a pharmacy with a transfer prescription in California.

Thus, for more information about immunizations and vaccines, contact us at Greater Placer Pharmacy, your trusted pharmacy in Auburn, California.

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