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Pneumonia immunizations save lives. Get the shot.

November 9, 2019


Immunizations save lives
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[Qualis Health logo] In the United States 500,000 people age 65 or older get pneumococcal disease each year About 18,000 of them die from their illness People with chronic conditions–heart disease, diabetes, asthma–are more likely to get pneumonia Pneumococcal vaccines help prevent pneumonia In Southeast Idaho 57% of people on Medicare have never received a pneumonia shot In Southeast Idaho 1 in 10 people on Medicare will get pneumonia Pneumonia is preventable
Immunizations save lives Get the shot
Find out how at vaccinefinder.org
Or talk to your doctor medicare.qualishealth.org
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This material was prepared by Qualis Health, the Medicare Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Idaho and Washington, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy. ID-F1-QH-3500-07-18

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