Immunizations Specialist

Allhealth Diagnostic & Treatment Center -  - A Group Medical Practice

Allhealth Diagnostic & Treatment Center

Medical Clinic located in in Brooklyn, NY

Immunizations provide a safe and effective way to protect yourself and your loved ones from infectious diseases. At Allhealth Diagnostic & Treatment Center, with two convenient locations in the Midwood and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn, New York, the caring team regularly works with people of all ages to update their immunizations. To schedule your appointment, call the office nearest you or book a consultation online today.

Immunizations Q & A

What are immunizations?

Immunizations, or vaccinations, expose your body to small, safe amounts of harmful pathogens. This process “teaches” your immune system to recognize and eliminate particular organisms, lowering your risk of serious side effects or complications.

Immunizations protect you, but they also protect the community at large. Widespread immunizations encourage herd immunity, lowering the risk of deadly outbreaks and protecting those who ar

Well-child visits are an essential part of helping your child stay healthy and happy. Families living in and around the Midwood and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn, New York, can rely on the team's expertise at Allhealth Diagnostic & Treatment Center. The medical practice loves working with its youngest patients and enjoys the opportunity to begin building a life of optimal health and wellness. Set up your child's exam today with a quick phone call or use the online booking tool. 

e most vulnerable, like children and seniors.  

How do immunizations work?

Your immune system protects your body from microscopic invaders. The cells that make up your immune system recognize and remove harmful pathogens. However, to succeed, they must identify invaders as dangerous. 

Immunizations help your body recognize new diseases. They encourage the production of antibodies, proteins that fight off antigens. By triggering the production of antibodies, it’s easier for your body to respond to disease in the future. 

What are some common immunizations?

At Allhealth Diagnostic & Treatment Center, the team provides immunizations for people of all ages. Some of the most common immunizations include:

  • Measles
  • Polio
  • Tetanus
  • Whooping cough
  • Hepatitis
  • Chickenpox
  • Hepatitis A
  • Mumps 
  • Rubella
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)

The team also offers annual immunizations like the influenza shot, as well as travel immunizations for people preparing to work or vacation outside of the United States.

Are immunizations safe?

Immunizations are safe and well-tolerated. Before making their way to consumers, all immunizations undergo rigorous testing, and many rounds of study, examination, and research.

Side effects are rare, but when they do occur, they’re usually mild. For example, you might experience minor irritation or bruising at the injection site, but this should subside within a few days. 

Which immunizations do I need?

Only a qualified medical professional, like the team at Allhealth Diagnostic & Treatment Center, can determine which immunizations you’ll benefit from. Following a comprehensive physical exam and a review of your medical history, your provider can make recommendations that align with your individual needs.

Most adults only need booster shots on occasion. Children and teenagers require immunizations more frequently because they’re more susceptible to certain illnesses. Additionally, many school districts and youth sports leagues require students and participants to undergo immunizations before starting a new school year or season.

If you need to update your immunizations, make an appointment at Allhealth Diagnostic & Treatment Center. Call the office nearest you or book a consultation online today.