Immunizations

General information

  • No immunization appointment needed. Walk-ups welcome!
  • Most immunizations completed in 15 minutes or less
  • We accept most pharmacy insurances
  • All adult vaccines are available – if you don’t see a recommended vaccine in this list, please call the vaccine hotline at 913-321-3663 ext. 3422 or your pharmacy to inquire about a specific vaccine!
  • If you need vaccines for international travel, please visit our travel clinic page!

Shingles vaccine

  • Also called herpes zoster, shingles is caused by the same virus as chicken pox. It is estimated that 95% of the US population over the age of 18 has been exposed to the virus.
  • Recommended for all adults over the age of 60 years, although people aged 50-59 can also receive the vaccine
  • Approximately 1 in 3 people will get shingles – the vaccine decreases your risk of getting shingles by half!

Pneumococcal vaccine

  • This is sometimes referred to as the pneumonia vaccine, but it also protects against meningitis and blood infections!
  • Two different pneumococcal vaccines are recommended for everyone over the age 65 years
  • Additionally, a pneumococcal vaccine is recommended for adults aged 18-64 with heart, lung or kidney disease, people with diabetes, and people who smoke
  • Medicare Part B patients have no charge if primary insurance

Pertussis (Whooping cough) vaccine

  • Recommended for adults over the age of 18 who have not yet received a pertussis booster, especially recommended for adults in close contact with infants or children
  • Also includes protection against tetanus (lockjaw) and diphtheria

Hepatitis B vaccine

  • Recommended for adults over the age of 18 at risk for Hepatitis B, including people with diabetes or chronic liver disease
  • Also recommended for anyone at risk of exposure to blood or bodily fluids, especially healthcare or public safety workers
  • Given as a series of 3 shots over 6 months

Flu Shots

  • Available annually from approximately September 1st – February 28th
  • Recommended for everyone over the age of 6 months – Hen House pharmacists can vaccinate ages 6 years and older at Kansas stores and 12 years and older at Missouri stores
  • Medicare Part B patients have no charge if primary insurance

Not sure what immunizations you need? Ask your pharmacist or take this short quiz and bring your results to the pharmacy today!

Many other immunization options are available, including Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and tetanus. Please call the vaccine hotline at 913-321-3663 ext. 3422 or your pharmacy to inquire about a specific vaccine!