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NextCare Urgent Care, Seneca

NextCare Urgent Care

4.54(112 reviews)
3006 S Seneca St, Wichita, KS 672173006 S Seneca St
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The one and only urgent care in Wichita that i will use, always reliable and ready to list to all needs and problems
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NextCare Urgent Care, Seneca

NextCare Urgent Care

4.54(112 reviews)
3006 S Seneca St, Wichita, KS 672173006 S Seneca St
OpenFri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
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The one and only urgent care in Wichita that i will use, always reliable and ready to list to all needs and problems

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NextCare Urgent Care, Maize

NextCare Urgent Care

4.49(135 reviews)
1261 N Maize Rd, Wichita, KS 672121261 N Maize Rd
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NextCare Urgent Care, Derby

NextCare Urgent Care

4.52(84 reviews)
2001 N Rock Rd, Derby, KS 670372001 N Rock Rd
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I’m not sure of treating physician’s name but was at Derby, KS facility yesterday 01/14/21 at around 5:00. Just want to thank you for saving my life!! She made me go to ER for CT scan after seeing X-rays of my lungs. Did a rapid COVID test to make sure not that and came back negative. As turned out I have pulmonary embolism (blood clots) was immediately put on IV given antibiotics and blood thinners. Cannot thank you enough for saving my life and you excellent professionalism

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Via Christi Immediate Care

Via Christi Immediate Care

1.01(2 reviews)
3914 E 13th St N, Wichita, KS 672083914 E 13th St N
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Immediate Medical Care, IMC West

Immediate Medical Care

3.5(3 reviews)
4722 W Kellogg Dr, Wichita, KS 672094722 W Kellogg Dr
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ICT Immediate Care

ICT Immediate Care

5.0(1 reviews)
7011 W Central Ave, Wichita, KS 672127011 W Central Ave
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They are fast and knowledgeable about what is wrong. I go everytime I have medical issue.
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Tyler Physicians

Tyler Physicians

7200 W 13th St N, Wichita, KS 672127200 W 13th St N
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Walgreens Healthcare Clinic

Walgreens Healthcare Clinic

3770 N Woodlawn Blvd, Wichita, KS 672203770 N Woodlawn Blvd
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AFC Urgent Care

AFC Urgent Care

4.29(306 reviews)
3161 N Rock Rd, Wichita, KS 672263161 N Rock Rd
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Cj was very helpful she listened and helped me through a very tough process ! Need more polite workers like her
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Williams Medical Group Urgent Care, Andover

Williams Medical Group Urgent Care

1.8(5 reviews)
231 S Andover Rd, Andover, KS 67002231 S Andover Rd
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Immediate Medical Care, South

Immediate Medical Care

7030 S Broadway Ave, Haysville, KS 670607030 S Broadway Ave
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Went there when other urgent care facilities where packed and got in with almost no wait. Everyone was very nice. Even though the physicians rotate from facility to facility, the I saw seemed to care about my well being and wanted to make sure I was on the right track to getting healthy.
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Via Christi Clinic

Via Christi Clinic

720 Medical Center Dr, Newton, KS 67114720 Medical Center Dr
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Convenient Care

Convenient Care

5.0(1 reviews)
118 E 12th St, Newton, KS 67114118 E 12th St
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Kansas Chickenpox Vaccine

The varicella vaccination, sometimes known as the chickenpox vaccine, can help you avoid getting chickenpox. You can make an informed health care decision for yourself and your family by learning more about what this vaccination accomplishes and who should get it.

Chickenpox vaccination: what everyone should know

The varicella-zoster virus causes chickenpox, which is a highly contagious disease. The major symptom of chickenpox, according to the CDC, is an itchy, blister-like rash that occurs first on the chest, back, and face before spreading to the rest of the body. Fever and exhaustion are two other symptoms.

According to the CDC, two doses of the chickenpox vaccine are around 90% effective in preventing chickenpox, which means you could still develop the disease after being vaccinated. This vaccine is suggested for children, adolescents, and adults who have never had chickenpox or been immunized against it.

Who needs the chickenpox vaccine?

The chickenpox vaccination should be given in two doses to children, teens, and adults, according to the CDC.

The first dose of the chickenpox vaccine should be given to children between the ages of 12 and 15, and the second dose between the ages of four and six. The CDC notes that if the second dose is given at least three months following the first, children may take it at a younger age.

Those aged 13 and up who have never had chickenpox or received the vaccination should receive two doses separated by at least 28 days. The chickenpox vaccine is especially crucial for healthcare workers, teachers, college students, nursing home residents, and overseas travelers, according to the CDC..

Talk to your healthcare provider about whether you may need the chickenpox vaccine based on your health situation.

Who should not get the chickenpox vaccine?

According to the CDC, if you have signs of immunity to chickenpox, you don't need the vaccine. Immunity can be demonstrated by being born in the United States before 1980 and having a documented diagnosis of chickenpox, among other things.

Other people who should not get the chickenpox vaccine, according to the CDC, include:

  • Those who have had a potentially fatal adverse reaction to the chickenpox vaccination or any of its components.
  • Those who are moderately or severely unwell at the time of their chickenpox vaccination appointment.
    Women who are expecting children.

Before taking the chickenpox vaccine, certain people should see their doctors. This includes, according to the CDC:

  • Those who have an illness of the immune system, such as HIV or AIDS.
  • Those who have cancer or are being treated for cancer with radiation or medicines.
  • Those who have received a blood transfusion recently.

Two types of chickenpox vaccines

In the United States, two types of chickenpox vaccinations are now approved for usage. According to the CDC, the vaccinations' brand names are Varivax® and ProQuad®.

Varivax®

Only the chickenpox vaccine is included in Varivax®. This vaccination is only approved for adults, teenagers, and children aged 12 months and up.

ProQuad®

ProQuad® is a vaccine that combines the chickenpox vaccine with the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines. According to the CDC, this vaccination is only approved for children aged 12 months to 12 years.

Getting vaccinated after you are exposed to chickenpox

The CDC recommends getting vaccinated for chickenpox within three to five days of exposure if you have been exposed to the virus. It goes on to say that even if you've been exposed for more than five days, you should get two doses of the vaccination. At least 28 days should pass between each of these dosages.

Childcare and school chickenpox vaccine requirements

Many states have legislation requiring children to get vaccinated against chickenpox whether they attend public school, private school, or a daycare center. According to the CDC, all states give medical exemptions for the chickenpox vaccine, and some states additionally provide religious and/or philosophical exemptions.

Based on your family's religious and philosophical beliefs, as well as your children's medical history, your healthcare practitioner can talk to you in greater depth about whether or not your children should have the chickenpox vaccination.

How can parents pay for the chickenpox vaccine?

According to the CDC, most health insurance plans cover the chickenpox vaccine. The Vaccines for Children (VFC) program may be able to assist you if your health insurance plan does not cover the cost of the chickenpox vaccination for your children. To find out if you're eligible for financial aid through this program, the CDC recommends contacting VFC directly.

Rob Rohatsch
Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on Sep 25, 22

Sources

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  1. Chickenpox/Varicella Vaccination (November 22, 2016)
    https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/varicella/index.html
  2. Chickenpox Vaccination: What Everyone Should Know (August 7, 2019)
    https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/varicella/public/index.html
  3. State Vaccination Requirements (November 15, 2016)
    https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/imz-managers/laws/state-reqs.html
  4. Chickenpox (Varicella) For Healthcare Professionals (April 28, 2021)
    https://www.cdc.gov/chickenpox/hcp/index.html
  5. Shingles
    https://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/Immunization/DiseasesandVaccines/ShinglesDisease
  6. Chickenpox and Shingles Tests (November 8, 2021)
    https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/chickenpox-and-shingles-tests/

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