Rabies Vaccine - What You Need to Know

Rabies is a serious disease. It is caused by a virus. Rabies is mainly a disease of animals. Humans get rabies when they are bitten by infected animals. At first there might not be any symptoms. But weeks, or even months after a bite, rabies can cause pain, fatigue, headaches, fever, and irritability. These are followed by seizures, hallucinations, and paralysis. Human rabies is almost always fatal. Wild animals-especially bats-are the most common source of human rabies infection in the United States. Skunks, raccoons, dogs, cats, coyotes, foxes and other mammals can also transmit the disease. Human rabies is rare in the United States.

Who should get rabies vaccine?

Rabies vaccine is given to people at high risk of rabies to protect them if they are exposed. It can also prevent the disease if it is given to a person after they have been exposed.

Visit CDC.gov for more information regarding rabies.

Call our office for more information on availability and details about rabies vaccinations.

Announcements: 11/21/18


The newest Shingles vaccine, Shingrix, is currently not available. The manufacturers expect to ship more vaccine in December. Watch here for updates on availability.

The 2018-2019 Flu Vaccines IS NOW AVAILABLE.

We also have HIGH-DOSE and FLUAD FLU VACCINATIONS FOR THOSE 65 AND OLDER.

Flumist is back and available this season.




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Travel Vaccines

Travel vaccines are in high demand as mission groups, vacationing families, research teams, student groups and individuals plan travel outside of the United States. Travel Vaccinations are The Shot Nurse’s specialty! Our specialists will consult with you about what is needed for your trip abroad including the hard to find yellow fever vaccine with documentation. You’ll even receive a complimentary prescription for Malaria medication during your trip! Click here to view our extensive travel vaccination page.

Yellow fever vaccine is available at our Poplar office only. Please call for details.