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COMMUNITY HEALTH CORNER With Chief Pharmacist, Rick Boehm at Thrifty White Pharmacy, 117 North 5th Street in Bismarck. ARE YOU AT RISK FOR PNEUMONIA? FOR YOU? A VACCINE RIGHT IS THE PNEUMONI ine Pneumonia Vacc r er and I have neve ❑ I am 65 or old ot. sh nia mo eu received a pn er and it has been ❑ I am 65 or old ce I received re a year or mo sin a pneumonia shot. d the ages of 19 an ❑ I am between monia shot, eu pn a ed eiv rec 64 and have not ups: gro ing low the fol and I am in one of e. ❑ I smok g ❑ I have heart, lun er (including liv ), PD CO a/ thm (as y or sickle cell alcoholism), kidne disease. . ❑ I have diabetes Pneumonia is a lung infection that varies in severity and can be either bacterial or viral. Antibiotics are prescribed for bacterial pneumonia while viral pneumonia will need to run its course while you rest and take in lots of fluids. If you are 65 or older, or have chronic health conditions, you are at greater risk of developing pneumonia. Good news! You can be protected with the pneumonia vaccine. Stop in and talk with your Thrifty White Pharmacist and you will be on your way to being protected! Regardless of your age, we ALL need immunizations to keep us healthy. With time, immunity from childhood vaccines can fade and you may be at risk for new and different diseases. With adulthood comes responsibility, including the need to protect ourselves and our loved ones. Thrifty White Pharmacy offers a variety of immunizations. Talk with your pharmacist today! • Seasonal influenza (flu) • Shingles • Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) • Pneumonia for all adults. for adults 60 years and older. for all adults who have not previously received the Tdap vaccine. for adults 65 years and older and adults with specific health conditions. • Travel Vaccines and More 2600 Overlook Ln. NW Mandan, ND ® 701-663-5188 Hours: Monday - Friday: 9am-8pm Sat: 9am-5pm • Sun: Noon-5pm THREE CONVENIENT LOCATIONS IN BISMARCK! 117 North 5th St. 1929 N Washington St. Inside Cash Wise Foods 701-223-0936 701-258-1412 701-255-7220 Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am-6pm Sat: 9am-2pm • Sun: Closed Hours: Monday - Friday: 9am-6pm Sat: 9am-1pm • Sun: Closed Hours: Monday - Friday: 9am-9pm Sat: 9am-5pm • Sun: Closed

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