Even if you feel healthy, adults’ immune systems naturally weaken with age increasing the risk of certain infectious diseases.

Kathryn Pettit, MD

For example, influenza and pneumonia are a leading cause of death in the United States. In addition to flu and pneumonia there are also vaccines for shingles, tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis that benefit the adult population.

Join Kathryn Pettit, MD, Medical Director of Cullman Regional’s Urgent Care Center, as she shares current adult vaccine information including which additional vaccinations are recommended for patients with diabetes, heart disease, liver disease or COPD.

The Adult Vaccinations Seminar will be held on Thursday, August 16 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm in the Colonel Cullmann Room, located in Professional Office Building 2 on the Cullman Regional Campus (1912 AL Hwy 157, Cullman, AL 35058). Cost of this lunch and learn program is $5 for Healthy Life members and $8 for others. To reserve your spot, register online here or call (256) 735-5600.