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Take action to prevent the flu

Posted on: September 10, 2018

Anyone can catch the flu. The flu strikes without warning and symptoms can be severe and life-threatening. To protect both you and your loved ones Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) will provide the flu vaccine this fall and throughout the flu season.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a flu vaccine as the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Persons 6 months of age and older are encouraged to get a flu shot every year.
LCPH Health Commissioner, David Covell, MPH, RS, announced flu shot clinic dates and locations for the 2018 flu season, listed below.
Avon Lake: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Avon Lake Old Firehouse, 100 Avon Belden Road
Wellington: Thursday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Lorain County Fairgrounds, 23000 Fairgrounds Road
North Ridgeville: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
North Ridgeville Senior Center, 7327 Avon Belden Road

Columbia Station: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Columbia Township Fire Department, 25540 Royalton Road
Lorain: Thursday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Lorain Senior Center, 3361 Garfield Blvd.
Elyria: Thursday, Nov. 1, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 300 Third St.
and on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lorain County Community College Spitzer Conference Center, 1005 N. Abbe Road
Oberlin: Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
New Russia Township Hall, 46300 Butternut Ridge Road
Avon: Thursday, Nov. 8, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Avon Senior Center, 36786 Detroit Road
LaGrange: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
LaGrange United Methodist Church, 105 W. Main St.
Amherst: Monday, Nov. 19, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Amherst VFW, 165 Cleveland Ave.
No appointment is necessary for community flu clinics. 
LCPH will offer three preservative-free flu vaccine options this year...
  • Flu shot for ages 6 months through 64 years
  • High-dose flu shot for adults 65 years and older
  • Nasal flumist for ages 2 years through 49 years
Come to flu shot clinics prepared using these steps at home:
  1. Fill out a flu registration form online at LorainCountyFlu.com/FluRegistrationForm
  2. Print the completed form and bring it with you
To find additional locations to get your flu shot in Lorain County, visit LorainCountyFlu.com.

Attached Documents

FINAL all clinic flu flyer 2018.pdf