26 Dec

Recommended Vaccines for Adults

We all remember getting vaccinations as kids, but do you remember the last time you had one as an adult? Adults need vaccinations too, especially as we get older, but some are recommended at all ages. In this post, we’ll go through the CDC’s recommended vaccine schedule for adults, broken down by category.

When you’re ready to get caught up on your adult vaccines, contact Dr. Kavita Rao’s office in St. Petersburg for an appointment by calling 727-525-0900. Read More

15 Feb

Should Adults Get Vaccinations?

Vaccinations aren’t just for young children who are building their immune system. They also offer a simple yet effective way for adults to safeguard their health and prevent dangerous illnesses. These three are a few of the most important vaccines for adults to consider. 

The Flu Shot

This is the most common vaccination that adults receive. The flu shot is a vaccine that contains an inactivated form of the influenza virus. This allows the body to be introduced to the virus in a safe way that helps the body develop antibodies necessary for protection against infection. 

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19 Feb

Assessing the Benefits of Vaccinations

There is a pretty good reason why vaccinations are highly recommended, not only are they effective, but they can save you from a lot of medical problems later on. However, there are controversies surrounding the vaccines that are used to treat diseases before they ever have a chance of occurring. Rest assured they are not as harmful as they seem. These vaccines in fact aid you in living a healthier life than ever before. That being said, here are a few more reasons why you need to get vaccinated today. Read More