Immunizations can protect you from other diseases when you have
chronic kidney disease. These immunizations include:
pneumonia causes serious illness and death among
people who have a high risk for this type of infection, such as dialysis
patients. Vaccinations are recommended for anyone with chronic kidney
The flu (influenza) vaccine is the most
effective way to reduce complications related to the flu. Have a yearly flu
shot if you have chronic kidney disease.
The hepatitis B vaccine is a
safe and effective way to prevent
hepatitis B. Vaccination can help lower your risk for hepatitis B if you are on dialysis.
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.