VACCINATION SERVICES OFFERED
Vaccine Evaluation and Administration
An appointment for evaluation of a person’s medical history, risk factors and past immunizations to determine vaccination needs. There is an option to receive needed vaccines at the end of the evaluation. Evaluation is free if vaccines are administered, otherwise cost is $30.00
Vaccine Administration – Flu
This is the seasonal influenza vaccine.; multiple versions of the vaccine are available, check with pharmacy staff to determine the right one for you and your family. Cost is determined by type of vaccine given and whether insurance pays for all or portion of vaccine. Note that Medicare Part B pays 100% of vaccine charges.
- 3-valent vaccine – up to $31.00
- Preservative-free 3-valent vaccine up to $40.00
- 4-valent vaccine – up to $40.00
- High dose vaccine – up to $55.00
Vaccine Administration – Pneumonia
Two pneumonia shots are available: Prevnar-13 and Pneumovax-23). Both vaccines are recommended for individuals 65 years of age and older. Both vaccines may also be needed for younger individuals with pulmonary, cardiac, and other pre-existing conditions. Check with your doctor or your pharmacist for help determining if you need to receive these vaccines.
Cost is determined by whether or not the insurance pays for portion of vaccine. Note that Medicare Part B pays 100% of vaccine charges.
- Prevnar – up to $195.00
- Pneumovax – up to $110.00
Vaccine Administration – Herpes Zoster
This is the shingles vaccine, or Zostavax. It is recommended for 65+ years of age, but may be given to individuals as young as 50 years of age. Price is up to $235, but may be less if insurance pays a portion of the cost. Under Medicare, this vaccine is paid by Part D.
Vaccine Administration – Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis/Whooping Cough
Tetanus/Diphtheria vaccines need to be given at least every ten years in adults. One of these Tetanus/Diphtheria vaccine boosters needs to be replaced with a version that contains a Whooping Cough (Pertussis) component. Cost is up to $70.00
Vaccine Administration – Other
Other vaccines are offered, but may not be routinely stocked at the pharmacy. Please specify vaccine needed and allow extra time for it to be ordered.
Important notes regarding insurance coverage of vaccinations at the pharmacy
- We will always try to bill your insurance and apply any amount paid toward the total cost of the vaccine.
- Medicare Part B will pay 100% of vaccine cost and administration, but only of the Seasonal Influenza (Flu) and Pneumonia Vaccines.
- Commercial plans and Medicare Part D plans will sometimes pay for a portion of all other vaccines.