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Washington State Medical Association (WSMA) Urges Adults to Get Recommended Immunizations
Date:5/3/2012

f). In addition, the Washington State Department of Health has information posted online at http://www.doh.wa.gov/cfh/Immunize/.

Age 19–65 and older
Yearly flu vaccine
Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap) – One dose of Tdap, then Td every 10 years
Varicella (Chickenpox) – 2 doses
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) – 1 or 2 doses

Age 19–26
HPV for Women – 3 doses
HPV for Men – 3 doses

For adults with certain risks related to their age, health, job, or lifestyle, there are other immunization recommendations including for shingles, pneumonia, meningitis, Hepatitis A and B. Patients should check with their physicians to discuss which immunizations are recommended. The WSMA's Physician Locator, www.wsma.org/physician-locator.cfm, is an excellent resource for finding a primary care physician throughout the state. In addition, physicians should make a point to talk with their patients about needed immunizations.

"Only about eight percent of adults are immunized against whooping cough," said State Health Officer Dr. Maxine Hayes with the Washington State Department of Health. "We've got to spread the word and encourage people to talk with their doctor and get their boosters. Getting vaccinated protects the person who gets the shot and it prevents spreading the disease to others, and that can save lives."

What is Whooping Cough?
Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a contagious bacterial infection that causes severe coughing. The disease can be severe and life-threatening for young children. For adults the symptoms are usually less severe. Whooping cough can be prev
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