Vaccinations are crucial to ensure that you and the people around you stay healthy and avoid certain diseases that can be life-threatening. When you receive a vaccination, a dead or weakened organism is injected into your body. The vaccine triggers a response that can lead to immunity against that organism, which helps protect you, your loved ones, your community and future generations from dangerous diseases.
The family medicine and internal medicine at Riverview Health provide vaccinations in Noblesville, IN and surrounding areas, including those required for Indiana public schools. Our practices follow the American Academy of Pediatrics immunization schedule. Find a primary care physician near you to provide the vaccination that you or your child needs to stay healthy.
There are many types of vaccines that our family doctors offer to patients of all ages, including:
All vaccines can have side effects and carry the possibility of complications. Side effects are usually minor and temporary, such as soreness at the site of injection or a low-grade fever. A severe reaction to a vaccine is rare, but can be dangerous in certain situations. Ask your doctor about any precautions you should take when receiving your vaccination.