Covid Vaccine info   

We have the NEW Pfizer and Moderna bivalent booster (covers Omicron subvariant BA4 and BA5)  Vaccine in stock. Everyone over 5 years old is eligible 2 months after the previous dose. 

We are offering rapid test for COVID/FLU, Strep, or RSV. Rapid Covid/Flu RSV Strep Test

COVID Vaccines

*All the vaccines at The Medicine Shoppe of Shillington are administered on Monday through Friday between 10 am and 5:45 pm and Saturday 9 am to 1 pm.
** Pharmacists in Pennsylvania are ONLY authorized to administer the Vaccine to 3 year olds and older. 


Other COVID-19 Services

Other services Descriptions Links Other info.
No Cost At Home Covid Tests Get up to 8 Free OTC COVID Tests through insurance every month. Some restrictions may apply. MOST insurances are covering up to 8 at-home COVID tests per month per family member at no charge.
Flu or RSV Test Rapid Antigen for FLU A/B and RSV are a nasal swab test. Result within half hour. Results within 30minutes. Cost is $75 Flu/Covid. RSV is $79. RVS/COVID/Flu is $110. We cannot bill your insurance company but you may submit your receipt for reimbursement.
Rapid Strep Test Rapid strep test involves swabbing the throat. Result within half hour. Cost is $45 per test. We cannot bill your insurance company but you may submit your receipt for reimbursement.
RT-PCR Test Rapid PCR is a nasal swab test, fully integrated, automated RT-PCR. Accepted by most airlines and travel destinations. Results within an hour. Cost is $130 per test. We cannot bill your insurance company but you may submit your receipt for reimbursement.
Rapid Antigen Test Antigen test is a nasal swab test. Result with in half hour. Accepted by most airlines and travel destinations. Result within half hour. Cost is $60 per test. We cannot bill your insurance company but you may submit your receipt for reimbursement.
COVID-19 Antibody Test The Antibody test is a rapid test done through a finger stick blood sample that can detect the presence of COVID-19 antibodies in your bloodstream. Result with 15 to 30 minutes. Cost is $39 per test.
Other Vaccines We have following vaccine readily available to be administered. Flu, Pneumonia, Shingles, and Tdap Pneumonia has Prevnar 20 and Pneumovax 23. Shingrix is 2 dose vaccine. Boostrix is brand for Tdap.
Vaccines Replacement Card Request a new replacement card for a fee of $5, or request your record from the Department of Health for Free Get a copy of your record from the Department of Health one of these two ways for FREE: Online or Request by Mail

We are offering all COVID Vaccines Monday through Saturday.  Moderna and Pfizer bivalent booster shots are available 2 months from latest COVID-19 vaccine for eligible patients based on CDC guidelines.  Walk-ins are welcome Monday thru Friday between 11am to 5pm and Saturday 11am to 1pm.  In-store pediatric vaccine appointments are NOW available, and appointments will be required.  We will NOT provide walk-in pediatric vaccinations.

  https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/p1021-covid-booster.html     


FAQ:

Q:  Who is Eligible for a Bivalent covid Booster Shot?
A: Pfizer bivalent booster shots are available for age 5 and up and Moderna bivalent booster shots are available for 18 and up. Both shots are available 2 months after your latest COVID-19 Vaccine dose.  
Q:  Can I get my Flu shot and the new Bivalent COVID Booster at same time?
A: Flu vaccine can be administered together with COVID-19 Vaccine.  If not taken together, then it’s recommended to wait 1 to 2 weeks between the shots to differentiate the side effects or any reaction. It’s not a requirement to have a wait period between the shots. 
Q:  What is the difference between High Dose (65+) and regular flu shot 2022-23 vaccine?
A: The High Dose Flu shot is recommended for 65 and older; it has four times more antigen than the regular flu shot.  Both regular and High Dose are quadrivalent. 
Q:  Can I mix and match between Pfizer and Moderna? 
A: It’s OK to mix and match as long as you’re eligible for the vaccine you prefer.  All of the data that previously showed that there were no big differences between those who mixed and matched and those who didn’t still applies. 
Q:  What is the different between the NEW bivalent vaccines and the previous monovalent?
A: The monovalents only targeted the original strain from Wuhan, whereas the bivalents also target the current predominant subvariants of Omnicron (BA5 and BA4).
Q:  I received my first dose from a different vaccinator.  Can I sign up for a second dose or booster with The Medicine Shoppe of Shillington?
A:  Yes, you may sign up for a 2nd dose or booster shot at our pharmacy even if you have not received any previous dose from us. 
Q:  How bad is FLU going to be in 2022-2023 season?
A:  Expert are predicting 2022-2023 season to be worst then last season 2021-2022.