eFit – HCP: Vaccinations
Vaccines are safe and protect you and those around you from vaccine-preventable diseases. For older adults the protection from previous vaccination can decrease for some diseases. Getting another dose (called a booster) can increase immunity to provide the best protection.
Some adults may have missed one or more of their vaccines when they were a child. They may need to catch up and get these vaccines now. There are diseases that are more common in adults, even healthy adults.
Adult Immunization: What Vaccines Do You Need? (Immunize Canada):
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