Isaac Medical Group
Primary Care Provider & Sports Medicine located in Deerfield Beach, FL
You can protect yourself and your family against contagious diseases with routine vaccines. At Isaac Medical Group in Deerfield Beach, Florida, primary care provider Emmanuel Isaac, DO, offers a variety of vaccines that provide protection from potentially life-threatening diseases like mumps, polio, and chickenpox. Dr. Isaac also provides seasonal flu shots and travel vaccines to keep your family safe and healthy. If you need vaccines, schedule an appointment online or by calling Isaac Medical Group today.
What are vaccines?
Vaccines are an important preventive care service that both adults and children need in order to stay healthy.
Vaccines don’t give you a disease. Instead, they reduce your risk for experiencing serious and potentially life-threatening side effects of highly contagious diseases like:
- Hepatitis A and B
- Whooping cough (pertussis)
Isaac Medical Group also offers protection for teens and young adults against human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection that can increase risk factors for cervical cancer and genital warts.
What vaccines do I need?
There are a variety of vaccines children and adults need throughout their lifetime. Dr. Isaac can determine which vaccines you need based on your age and existing health.
Children typically receive several vaccines soon after birth, while their immune system is still developing. As they grow older and become adults, Dr. Isaac can provide maintenance vaccines that keep them safe from chickenpox, measles, and tetanus.
Older children may need updates to common vaccines before they start school, and young adults can expect to receive several vaccinations before they go to college.
Isaac Medical Group offers seasonal vaccines against the flu. And if you plan to travel outside of the United States, you and your family may need additional vaccines to protect against diseases like malaria and yellow fever that are more common in other countries.
Are vaccines safe?
Vaccines go through rigorous inspections before they’re available to people. They’re both safe and effective at preventing long-term health complications from contagious diseases and work by stimulating and strengthening your immune system.
While you might have mild side effects, such as soreness at the injection site or a mild fever, after receiving your vaccine, these issues go away within a few hours.
Before you opt-out of vaccinations for yourself or your child, you should speak with Dr. Isaac about the many benefits vaccines provide. He can provide information about each vaccine that helps you make the most informed decision for you and your child’s health.
In the event you or your child can’t receive a vaccine due to allergies or other health issues, Dr. Isaac can work with you on a prevention plan to reduce risk factors for infections.
To get updated vaccines, schedule a consultation online or by calling Isaac Medical Group today.