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How often should prevnar pneumonia shot be given to senior...
How often should prevnar pneumonia shot be given to senior over 65
Prevnar® 13 is free for adults at high risk of pneumococcal disease due to receipt of HSCT (blood and marrow transplant) and HIV infection. Prevnar® 13 is a one time dose. In BC, Pneumovax® 23 vaccine is publicly funded (free) for seniors over the age of 65. A once-only revaccination of Pneumovax® 23 should be offered 5 years after the initial immunization to those who have certain medical conditions. Learn about these vaccines here.