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While meningitis is not as common in the United States as it is in other countries, it is still a serious disease that can cause long term complications and should be vaccinated against during your child’s preteen or teen years. While getting necessary vaccinations may seem like common sense throughout the year, patients often do not get them on schedule because of their busy lives. At AFC Urgent Care Clemson Blvd in Seneca, SC our urgent care professionals can provide the meningitis vaccine throughout the year, every day of the week on a walk in basis. Rather than scheduling an appointment with a primary care physician months in advance, our team provides convenient walk in vaccinations every day of the week. We are a family friendly clinic that can help patients of all ages, and are conveniently located Clemson Blvd in Seneca, SC.
At AFC Urgent Care Clemson Blvd in Seneca, our doctors and medical team have the experience to provide top notch urgent care services. All of our physicians are Board Certified and have years of experience in providing a variety of vaccinations to patients of all ages. Rather than scheduling an appointment far in advance, you can walk right into our urgent care clinic to receive fast and convenient vaccinations. Our health professionals receive many questions about the meningitis vaccination, and some are highlighted here for you:
Are there any risks associated with the meningitis vaccine?
As with all vaccinations and medications, some people may have negative reactions. These are usually mild, and can include irritation or pain. A very small percentage of people may experience severe reactions.
Who should get the meningitis vaccination and how often?
All preteens or teens should receive the meningitis vaccination. In addition, there is an optional vaccination for patients aged 16-18 years old that is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control.
Is meningitis common?
Today in the United States, meningitis is not very common. However, there are occasional outbreaks and it is best to be prepared and get vaccinated appropriately.
At AFC Urgent Care Clemson Blvd in Seneca, our excellent team of medical professionals can help your family stay on top of all of their vaccinations. We know that busy schedules can keep most patients from taking care of their health, so we make the vaccination process easy and stress free. Our walk in vaccination services are available every day of the week during flexible hours, and are for patients of all ages. Rather than having you and your loved ones wait for hours in a sitting room, our doctors see to your health needs as soon as you walk into AFC Urgent Care Clemson Blvd in Seneca. Meningitis can be a very serious, debilitating disease and it is important to receive the proper vaccination at the appropriate time. We can answer all of your questions that you may have about the vaccination, in a confidential and caring space. Our health care professionals hope to help you and your loved ones stay healthy this year!
With state-of-the-art centers and a professional medical team, AFC provides on-site X-rays, labs, procedures, and more!
Urgent care is for medical conditions that require prompt attention but do not pose an immediate threat to your health or life. Here is a simple rule of thumb: if your medical issues(s) are life threatening, call 911, or go directly to a hospital emergency room. If not, an urgent care center such as AFC is an excellent alternative.