Johnston Drug’s trained pharmacists are experienced in administering injections and vaccinations. We can administer a range of immunizations for seniors and adults with a prescription.
The influenza vaccine does not require a prescription at Johnston Drug. Stop in today and get yours!
Check with your physician about which immunizations are right for you. Get the immunizations that you need quickly, easily and at your convenience.
Why Should I get the flu shot?
How does it work?
Flu vaccines cause antibodies to develop in the body about two weeks after vaccination. These antibodies provide protection against infection with the viruses that are in the vaccine.
Why do I need a flu vaccine every year?
A flu vaccine is needed every season for two reasons. First, the body’s immune response from vaccination declines over time, so an annual vaccine is needed for optimal protection.
Second, because flu viruses are constantly changing, the formulation of the flu vaccine is reviewed each year and sometimes updated to keep up with changing flu viruses. For the best protection, everyone 6 months and older should get vaccinated annually.
Can the vaccine give me the flu?
No. The flu vaccine can't give you the flu. But you might develop flu-like symptoms — despite getting a flu shot — for a variety of reasons, including: ·
Protect the ones you love!
The flu shot is recommended for healthy people who might spread the virus to others who are particularly susceptible