Get Your Chickenpox Vaccine in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Get the chickenpox vaccine in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire to get protection against the varicella-zoster virus that brings about chickenpox. The chickenpox vaccine isn’t part of the routine schedule for childhood vaccination. It’s currently only provided on the NHS to those who are close to someone who is precisely at a high risk of catching chickenpox or its complications.
Who is vulnerable to chickenpox?
Chickenpox is an infection that’s common in childhood. It’s mild, and complications are normally rare. Almost all little ones develop immunity to chickenpox after being infected, so most only catch it once. The disease proves to be more severe in adults.
Particular groups of people, nevertheless, are at higher risk of severe complications from chickenpox. These people include:
– Those with weakened immune systems
– pregnant women
Who should have the chickenpox vaccine?
The chickenpox vaccine is mainly recommended for particular individuals, such as:
– non-immune healthcare workers
– people who are close to someone who has a weak immune system
How do we give the chickenpox vaccine?
The vaccine is offered as two separate injections, normally into the upper arm, four to eight weeks apart.
To find out more about getting the chickenpox vaccine in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire please contact us.
Download and fill out a travel vaccine consultation form: PATIENT CONSULTATION FORM. You will need to bring this to your appointment.