Transcend Medical Group administers vaccinations with care to our patients. Our immunizations are available for adults, no appointments needed. Walk in to our urgent care clinic located on 1119 W. Randol Mill Rd. Suite 103, Arlington, TX 76012 and get the protection you and your family need.
Hib (Haemophilis Influenza type b)
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
H1N1 Flu (Influenza A / Swine Flu)
Influenza (Seasonal Flu)
Japanese Encephalitis (JE)
MMR (Measles, Mumps, & Rubella)
MENB - Meningococcal Group B
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
Tdap (Whooping Cough)
Tetanus (Lockjaw) and Diphtheria Toxoids
Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis
PPD (Tuberculosis Skin Test)
DTaP: Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis
This vaccine is given at 2‚ 4‚ 6‚ and 15 months of age then again at 4-6 years of age. It protects against diptheria (a bacteria that causes a severe throat infection)‚ tetanus (the cause of lock jaw)‚ and pertussis (the cause of Whooping cough).
GARDASIL FOR 18YRS & YOUNGER
This vaccine provides immunity to human papilloma virus (HPV). This virus is the number one cause of cervical cancer. It is given in a series of 3 immunizations. It should be given to females over the age of 9. Ideally it should be given prior to intercourse‚ however‚ any female between age 9 and 28 can benefit from this immunization.
HEPATITIS A FOR 18YRS & YOUNGER
Hepatitis A is a virus that causes liver disease. It is a 2 vaccine series given 6 months apart to anyone over the age of 1.
HEPATITIS B FOR 18YRS & YOUNGER
Hepatitis B is another virus that causes liver infection. It is a series of 3 vaccines. The first immunization is usually given in the hospital immediately after birth. The second is given at 2 months and the final immunization at 6 months. Any person in a career that exposes them to needle sticks should have this immunization. If it is not known if this immunization was given, a simple blood test can check for immunity.
HiB: Haemophilus Influenzae Type B
Hib is the bacteria that most commonly causes meningitis and pneumonia in children. It is given at 2‚ 4‚ 6‚ and 12 months of age.
This vaccine protects the patient from multiple strands of the predicted flu virus for that year. It should be given annually around September.
IPV: POLIO VIRUS
Polio is a virus that used to be very common and caused an infection that often ended up in serve paralysis. Due to the use of vaccination against Polio‚ it is very rare but can occur if not immunized. It is given at 2 and 4 months then again between 6 and 12 months of age.
This vaccine protects against a couple different strands of meningococcal bacteria that causes meningitis. This vaccine is important for school children‚ military personal‚ students living in dorms‚ and other crowded living areas. It is required prior to the start of 6th grade.
MMR: MEASLES, MUMPS, RUBELLA
This vaccine protects against three illnesses that used to be very prevalent in children. It is given at 1 and 5 years of age.
PCV is the vaccine that protects against strep pneumoniae bacteria that causes pneumonia‚ meningitis‚ and sinus infections. This vaccine is given at 2‚ 4‚ 6‚ and 12 months of age and in adults that are immune compromised.
PPV23 - Pneumonia Shot
Pneumonia is the leading cause of vaccine-preventable deathes in the U.S. Anyone over the age of 65 should have the vaccine. Anyone at high risk of getting pneumonia should have the vaccine. This includes‚ but is not limited to‚ anyone with sickle cell‚ HIV‚ cancer‚ kidney failure‚ lung disease‚ alcoholism‚ diabetes‚ or a suppressed immune system.
Rotavirus is a virus that causes severe diarrhea in infants. This is an oral vaccine. It is given at 2, 4, and 6 months of age.
Td: TETANUS, DIPHTHERIA
This vaccine is given every 10 years after the Tdap. It is a booster to protect against tetanus and diphtheria. It is also given to anyone who has an open skin injury that has not had a tetanus immunization in the last 5 years.
Tdap: TETANUS, DIPHTHERIA, PERTUSSIS
This is a booster vaccine. It is required prior to the start of 6th grade.
Varicella is the virus that causes chicken pox. The immunization is given at 1 and 5 years of age.
ZOSTAVAX: SHINGLES SHOT
Shingles is a very painful skin eruption that occurs from the herpes zoster virus. This is the same virus that is responsible for chicken pox. It is a reactivation of the virus for unknown reasons later in life in those who have had the chicken pox. The chance of having the shingles increases with age. The vaccine is given to those at high risk or anyone over the age of 60. The vaccine reduces the chances of getting the shingles by 50%. This is a special order vaccine. Please call or come to the clinic ahead of time to set up an appointment for the shingles vaccination.
Schedule your appointment today. Contact us at 817-860-2700.