MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
Get this common vaccination quickly and easily
Learn how to prepare for your visit, how to get the most out of it and about any care restrictions here.
The MMR vaccine protects against measles, mumps and rubella. It is a 2-dose series for children. It also is recommended for adults who didn't get the childhood series.
What to know before your visit
Our practitioners provide the recommended second vaccination at 4—6 years. The first dose, usually given at 12 months, is not available.
Patients must be 19 years or older in Connecticut, and 11 years or older in Kentucky.
This service is not available to pregnant women.
Patients with a history of allergy or adverse reactions to the vaccine may be directed to another health care provider.
What to expect at your visit
- Sign in at the electronic kiosk to see a nurse practitioner or physician assistant.* No appointment necessary.
- Review the Vaccine Information Sheet.
- Your practitioner will administer the vaccine, and recommend the follow-up booster, if appropriate.
- At the end of your visit, your practitioner will provide you with a summary, a receipt and educational material.
- The summary of your visit can be sent to your primary care provider with your permission.
- Your practitioner will recommend that you remain in the clinic waiting area for 15 minutes to ensure you have no adverse reactions. Practitioners are trained to respond to anaphylactic reactions.
*MinuteClinic® employs physician assistants in select states. See here for details.