Can I get my meningitis shot at Walgreens?
Vaccinations are available daily without an appointment and may be covered by insurance. Walgreens pharmacists and Healthcare Clinic nurse practitioners can administer the new meningitis B vaccines (Bexsero® or Trumenba®) in most states to individuals ages 10 through 25.
How much does it cost to get meningitis vaccine?
The vaccine costs approximately between $500- $250 for a child aged between 6 weeks of age to 11 years and up ask your GP about its availability. The side effects are usually mild to high fevers after taking this injection but is dependent on the individual’s reaction.
Is the meningitis vaccine free for students?
Meningitis is a life-threatening disease that can affect anyone, but young people and students are at particularly high risk. A free MenACWY vaccine is available to first year students up to the age of 25 through their GP.
Can I get a meningitis shot at CVS?
Vaccinations & injections Whether it’s a flu shot or a vaccination for pneumonia, whooping cough or meningitis, we can help. We offer vaccines for children, adolescents, teens and adults, and certain injections for adults.
How much does the meningitis vaccine cost at Walgreens?
*Walgreens: Most insurance plans cover the vaccine. The cash price is $133.99 and can be reduced to $127.29 using the Walgreens Prescription Savings Club, according to a company spokeswoman.
Where can I get a bacterial meningitis shot?
The bacterial meningitis vaccine is available at most doctors’ offices and private clinics, many large pharmacy chains (CVS or Walgreens), and some minor emergency centers or medi-clinics.
Does meningitis shot hurt?
The shot is usually given in the arm. Side effects, including redness or soreness at the injection site, are usually mild and resolve in a few days. Rare side effects may be feeling faint immediately after the shot, or have shoulder pain in the arm the shot was injected, Mader said.
How long is meningitis shot good for?
Meningitis vaccines are thought to only last for about five years, according to the Center for Young Women’s Health. Adults can also get the meningitis vaccine if their doctors recommend it. Certain situations can warrant the use of meningitis vaccinations.