Adult pneumonia vaccine

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) - Dr. John Clay is reminding all of his patients over the age of 65 that there is an adult pneumonia vaccine.

It protects against 23 different strains of pneumonia.

It is primarily intended for all adults 65 and older, but younger people with diabetes, heart conditions, asthma, COPD, and smokers should also consider the vaccine.

You can get it at any routine visit or when getting your flu shot.

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