Vaccinations Walk-In Clinic Questions and Answers
If you are looking for you and your family to get up-to-date vaccinations, visit AFC Urgent Care today! AFC Urgent Care provides vaccines for adults, children and for international travel. For more information call us or schedule an appointment online. We serve patients near Pinellas Park FL, Saint Petersburg FL, Seminole FL, Gulfport FL, Largo FL, Clearwater FL and Dunedin FL.
Whether you are going abroad or need to get up-to-date with your vaccination record, it is always wise to get vaccinated when you require one! At AFC Urgent Care in Pinellas Park, FL, our friendly and skilled team of medical professionals would be more than happy to provide you and your family with any vaccination you need.
Where do I go to get a vaccine?
Primary care clinics, urgent care clinics, emergency rooms, and walk-in clinics can all provide vaccinations for you and your family. That said, if you do not have a primary care physician, an urgent care clinic is a great place to go to get a vaccine. While emergency rooms are also an option, they are not ideal. Any patient who is not experiencing a critical or life-threatening medical emergency will likely have to wait for an extended period before seeing a physician. In contrast, since urgent care clinics do not have the resources or equipment to treat life-threatening medical emergencies, this frees them up to see patients on a first-come, first-served basis, which significantly reduces the amount of time patients spend in the waiting room before seeing a doctor. If you live in Pinellas Park, Florida, or the surrounding area, we welcome you to come to AFC Urgent Care for a walk-in appointment! You can find us at 7101 US Highway 19 N in Pinellas Park, Florida.
Where can I get vaccinations for travel near me?
For residents of Pinellas Park, FL, and the surrounding area, you can receive travel vaccinations at an urgent care clinic like ours at AFC Urgent Care, in addition to those recommended and required by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Depending on the clinic resources, you may also be able to receive travel vaccinations at your primary care clinic or in an emergency room or walk-in clinic.
Why should I get my family and myself vaccinated?
Vaccinations are an essential part of disease prevention and ensuring that you and your family stay healthy! As such, there are numerous reasons why it is a good idea for you and your family to receive vaccinations. While vaccine-preventable diseases have indeed become less prominent, they have not disappeared altogether. The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) estimates that upwards of 50,000 Americans die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. With that in mind, vaccines are still necessary even though the diseases they protect you from may not seem to be a threat.
Furthermore, not only does getting a vaccine prevent you from contracting disease, but they also protect your family and community from the same in doing so, especially those who are vulnerable, such as the elderly and individuals with underlying medical conditions or compromised immune systems. In this way, getting a vaccination is an unselfish act that takes care of yourself in the process!
What vaccines do you offer?
At AFC Urgent Care in Pinellas Park, FL, we aim to provide increased access to mandatory and recommended vaccines for our patients. While we cannot always guarantee that we will have every vaccine in stock all of the time, the following is a list of vaccines that we may be able to provide to you and your family:
- Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) vaccine
- Hepatitis A and B (HepA and HepB) vaccine
- Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
- Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV)
- Malaria vaccine
- Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine
- Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)
- Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)
- Rotavirus (RV) vaccine
- Seasonal influenza (flu) shot
- Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough) (TDaP) vaccine
- Typhoid vaccine
- Varicella-zoster vaccine (VZV) (chickenpox)
- Yellow fever vaccine
- And more!