- Adult Immunizations
Adults and children traveling outside the United States may be recommended or required to receive certain immunizations. We offer many of these vaccinations for a fee. Contact us to discuss what immunizations you may need and the associated cost. Travel vaccinations are given by appointment only. Call 417-864-1658 (option 7) to schedule an appointment.
Available travel vaccinations:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Japanese encephalitis (pre-pay by phone)
- Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)
- Pre-exposure Rabies (pre-pay by phone)
- Seasonal influenza
- Tetanus Diphtheria
- Yellow fever
Adult immunization recommendations
The specific immunizations you need as an adult are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, high-risk conditions, type and locations of travel and previous immunizations.
|Ages 19-26||Ages 27-49||Ages 50-64||Ages 65+|
Every flu season
|Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)|
Get a Tdap vaccine once, then a Td booster vaccine every 10 years
|Varicella (Chickenpox)||Recommended for those who lack documentation of vaccination or have no evidence of previous infection|
|Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)||Recommended for those who lack documentation of vaccination or have no evidence of previous infection|
|Meningococcal Conjugate (MCV4)||✓**||✓**||✓**||✓|
*HPV vaccine is recommended for men ages 22-26 with certain risks for serious disease. Talk to your health care provider.
**Vaccine is recommended for adults with certain risks related to their health, job or lifestyle that puts them at higher risk for serious diseases. talk to your health care provider.
Missouri's immunization schedule is compatible with the current recommendations of the advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). For more information, please contact the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Immunization Assessment and Assurance at 800-219-3224 or visit health.mo.gov/immunizations.