The convenience of community pharmacies is increasing vaccination rates for all ages.

Learn more about facts like these:

  • Pharmacy hours are better for working adults.

  • Pharmacists can help immunize the medically underserved.

  • As immunizers, pharmacists have increased overall vaccination rates.

  • Most primary care physicians don’t stock all vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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By the Numbers

100

% of states allowing pharmacists to vaccinate for flu, pneumoccocal, and shingles (however, in many states, other vaccines may only be administered at a doctor’s office)

62

In the PrescribeWellness 2017 Vaccination and Preventive Care Survey, % of respondents who prefer to receive vaccinations in their pharmacy rather than in other settings

54

% of people more likely to receive vaccinations in a pharmacy, among those who hadn’t been to the doctor in over a year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

30

In a survey, 20% to 30% of internists and family physicians reported stocking all vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention