The elderly are more at risk for pneumococcal disease.
Elderly pneumonia is particularly serious as it can lead to infections of the lungs, bloodstream, brain and spinal cord.
There are 2 vaccines that help prevent pneumonia in seniors.
- PCV13 (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine)
- PPSV23 (pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine)
Speak to your doctor about getting your pneumonia vaccines NOW!