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Avoid missed work and school: get vaccinated

Posted on: April 12, 2018

Adults and teens have busy schedules with often too much responsibility to risk getting sick. Vaccines can help people stay healthy to avoid missed work and school. To protect against a number of serious diseases – like meningitis, shingles, whooping cough, hepatitis A and B, and flu – Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) offers recommended vaccines for children, teens, and adults at vaccine clinic locations across the county. Vaccine appointments can be made at 440-284-3206; walk-ins are also welcome.

Vaccine clinics this May are listed below. print-friendly schedule here

  • Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Lorain County Public Health, 9880 South Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria
    *Extended vaccine clinic hours are available on May 2 through 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 9, 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Wellington Town Hall, 115 Willard Memorial Square, Wellington
  • Wednesday, May 16, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Avon VFW, 36950 Mills Rd., Avon
  • Wednesday, May 23, 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Lorain County Free Clinic, 5040 Oberlin Ave., Lorain

Clinic times and dates are subject to change. Bring vaccine record if available, insurance card, and cash, check, or Visa/MasterCard. All children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. LCPH participates in the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program to provide vaccines to children who qualify; no child in the VFC program is denied vaccine for inability to pay.

Travel vaccines and resources needed to enable a healthy trip are available by appointment. Call 440-284-3206.