Helping Sharp Community members get well and stay well
Updated vaccines targeting COVID-19 Omicron variant XBB.1.5 are now available. The FDA has granted full approval to vaccines from Pfizer (Comirnaty) and Moderna (Spikevax) for people 12 years of age and older, and Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are also approved under emergency use authorization for individuals 6 months to 11 years of age. People who have received an initial series of the original or bivalent vaccines should receive one dose of the updated version. Those over 65 years of age or with immune system problems may need an additional dose. Read Sharp's frequently asked questions to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines.
Get the flu vaccine. It's more important than ever.
You can keep yourself, your family, and your community healthy by keeping up with routine vaccinations — including the annual flu vaccine
If you have COVID-19 symptoms, or if you've had a positive test for COVID-19, don't go to your doctor's office or vaccine site for your routine vaccination. Call your primary care doctor to find out when it is safe for you to go in person.
2023-2024 Flu Information
What do I need to know before getting my flu shot?
View Sharp Community member copays, vaccine locations and more.Flu info for members
Where can I get the flu shot near me?
Find locations in your neighborhood where you can get the flu shot.Vaccine locations
Who can help me if I'm concerned about the flu?
Call your Sharp Community primary care doctor or visit an urgent care near you.Urgent care locations
Vaccine information for Sharp Community members
Vaccines help both the people who receive them and the vulnerable, unvaccinated people around them by slowing or stopping the spread of infection. Immunizations also reduce the number of deaths and disability from infections, like whooping cough and chickenpox.
- Vaccine program for Sharp Community members
- Vaccine information statements (VIS)
- 2023-2024 flu vaccine
- Pertussis/whooping cough (DTaP, Tdap)
- Back to school vaccine requirements
- CDC's travelers' health
While children receive the majority of the vaccinations, adults also need to stay up-to-date on certain vaccinations, including tetanus and diphtheria. In addition, adults who have never had chickenpox or measles during childhood (nor the vaccines against these diseases) should consider being vaccinated. Childhood illnesses such as mumps, measles, and chickenpox can cause serious complications in adults.
2023 CDC recommended immunization schedules.
- Ages 0 months to 6 years old (PDF)
- Ages 7 to 18 years old (PDF)
- Catch-up, 4 months to 18 years old
- Adults: summary of recommendations (PDF)
- Children and teens: summary of recommendations (PDF)
- Childhood vaccine assessment tool
Reminders for your child's immunizations
Text4baby is a free mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health through text messaging.
Women who text BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to 511411 receive three free text messages a week, timed to their due date or their baby's birth date, through pregnancy and up until the baby's first birthday. Message topics include prenatal care, immunizations and more.
- Personalized printout of your child's immunization schedule