Vaccines and Immunizations located in Old Bridge, New Jersey
Vaccinations are one of the safest and most effective lines of defense against many dangerous diseases from the Whooping Cough to the Flu. Whether you want to protect yourself or your family members Excel Urgent Care of Old Bridge is here to help.
Here is a list of our Vaccines & Immunizations:
TD (Tetanus and Diphtheria)
MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)
PPD (Purified Protein Derivative)
Please note: Prior to receiving a vaccination or Immunization we perform a small physical exam and questionnaire prior to injection.
How can vaccinations help protect me?
The diseases that vaccines prevent can be dangerous, or even deadly. Vaccines reduce the risk of infection by working with the body’s natural defenses to help it safely develop immunity to disease.
When germs, such as bacteria or viruses, invade the body, they attack and multiply. This invasion is called an infection, and the infection is what causes illness. The immune system then has to fight the infection. Once it fights off the infection, the body is left with a supply of cells that help recognize and fight that disease in the future.
Vaccines help develop immunity by imitating an infection, but this “imitation” infection does not cause illness. It does, however, cause the immune system to develop the same response as it does to a real infection so the body can recognize and fight the vaccine-preventable disease in the future. Sometimes, after getting a vaccine, the imitation infection can cause minor symptoms, such as fever. Such minor symptoms are normal and should be expected as the body builds immunity
*Please note that we do not carry some vaccinations and immunizations. If you are looking for a specific injection please call us ahead of time to see if we carry the vaccine or immunization you need.
*Please note: Special vaccines for travel, etc may require advanced ordering and payment.
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