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Vaccination

UHC recommends vaccinations against diseases and infections, such as influenza, hepatitis A and B and human papillomavirus. Listed are some of the vaccines available at UHC.

ENTITY TRANSMISSION DOSE
1ST 2ND 3RD
Hepatitis A Fecal-oral Start 6th-mth N.A.
Hepatitis B Blood and body fluids;
sexual intercourse
Start 1st-mth 6th-mth
Hepatitis A & B As for Hepatitis A & B Start 1st-mth 6th-mth
Influenza* Respiratory droplets 1 dose / yr N.A. N.A.
Meningococcus Respiratory droplets, saliva 1 dose only N.A. N.A.
Chicken Pox (adults)* Respiratory droplets, close contact Start 6 wks N.A.
Measles/Mumps/Rubella Respiratory droplets, close contact Start 1st-mth N.A.
Tetanus Cut skin, soil, animal bites 1 dose / 10 yrs N.A. N.A.
Tetanus, Diphtheria,
Pertussis (Tdap)
As for Tetanus, Diphtheria,
Pertussis from nasopharyngeal secretions
1 dose / 10 yrs N.A. N.A.
Typhoid Fecal-oral 1 dose / 3 yrs N.A. N.A.
Cervical Cancer / Human
Papillomavirus (HPV)
Sexual contact Start 1-2-mth 6th-mth
Shingles / Herpes
Zoster
Past history of chickenpox infection 1 dose
(for age 50 & above)
N.A. N.A.