Get your child the Hepatitis A Paediatric Vaccine in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
It’s important to get your child the Hepatitis A Paediatric Vaccine in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Hepatitis A is an infection of the liver. It’s transmitted by direct contact with the infected person or through contaminated water and food. Human faeces mainly contaminate food or water.
Why should my child get the Hepatitis A Paediatric Vaccine?
– Protects your child from hepatitis A, a potentially serious disease.
– Protects other people from the disease because children under 6 years old with hepatitis A usually don’t have symptoms, but they often pass the disease to others without anyone knowing they were infected.
– Keeps your child from missing school or childcare and you from missing work.
Hepatitis A vaccine is an inactivated (killed) vaccine. You will need 2 doses for long-lasting protection. These doses should be given at least 6 months apart.
Children are routinely vaccinated between their first and second birthdays (12 through 23 months of age). Older children and adolescents can get the vaccine after 23 months. Adults who have not been vaccinated previously and want to be protected against hepatitis A can also get the vaccine.
Get in touch with us today for more information on the Hepatitis A Paediatric Vaccine in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
Download and fill out a travel vaccine consultation form: PATIENT CONSULTATION FORM. You will need to bring this to your appointment.