Immunizations Just Got Easier

Posted on: October 8, 2015

The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) is now offering immunizations by appointment in order to make it easier for Lorain County residents to get vaccinated. Instead of walking in and waiting, get vaccinated at a time and place that is convenient for your hectic schedule.

“By making immunization appointments, Lorain County residents can have better control over their schedules and their health,” said LCGHD Health Commissioner, David Covell, R.S., M.P.H. “Now, residents can simply give us a call and make an appointment that best fits into their busy lives.”

Call 440-284-3206 to make an immunization appointment for children and adults. Bring all immunization records, insurance cards, and cash or check. Some children may be eligible for discounts under the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. All children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

LCGHD offers all recommended child and adult vaccines: Dtap (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis/Whooping Cough), Gardasil (HPV- Human Papillomavirus), Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, combination Hepatitis A & B, Hib (Haemophilus Influenza Type B), Influenza (inactivated, nasal, and high dose), MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), MMRV, Meningococcal Meningitis, Pneumonia, Polio, Rotavirus, Shingles, Td (Diphtheria, Tetanus), Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis- Whooping Cough), and Varicella (Chicken Pox),

Call 440-284-3206 today to make an appointment!

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Bed bugs are parasites that feed on humans. If people aren’t available, they instead will feed on other warm-blooded animals, including birds, rodents, bats, and pets. In the past decade, bed bugs have begun making a comeback across the United States. Bed bugs are most frequently found in homes with a high rate of occupant turnover, such as hotels, hostels, dorms, shelters, and apartment complexes.

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