Someone newly diagnosed with asthma less than 65 years does...

Question: 

Someone newly diagnosed with asthma less than 65 years does he qualify for pneumovax23

Answer: 

People with chronic lung disease qualify for a free dose of Pneumovax 23 (except for asthma, unless management involves ongoing high dose oral corticosteroid treatment). You will find other eligbility criteria here. Please speak to your health care provider to find out if they would recommend buying the vaccine.

Immunization Nurse

Date last updated: 
Thursday, Jan 09, 2020