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COVID-19

Lorain County Public Health is responding.

Local information updated daily.
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Seasonal Flu

Get your flu shot!

Get your flu shot each year for your best protection. Call 440-284-3206 to make an appointment for a flu shot. Or, visit one of our community flu clinics:

Drive-thru flu shot clinics for adults ages 16 years and older: 
  • Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at North Ridgeville Fire Department 1, 7000 Ranger Way in North Ridgeville
Additional flu shot clinics for everyone: 
  • Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Avon Middle School, 3445 Long Road in Avon

Flu Registration Form

To help save time, please click on the form, fill it out completely, print, and bring it with you to the flu shot clinic.

Form must be printed, signed, and brought to clinic. For use in Lorain County Public Health flu shot clinics only. Clients under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

What is the flu?

The flu is caused by a virus that passes easily from one person to another. When sick with the flu, people often feel some (or even all) of these flu symptoms.

  • Fever or feeling feverish/chills
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headaches
  • Tiredness
  • Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea (This is more common in children than adults.)

The best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against flu is to get a flu shot every flu season.

Who should get a flu shot?

The CDC recommends a yearly flu shot for everyone 6 months and older, except in rare cases. The flu vaccine is the best way to reduce your chance of catching the flu and its possible serious effects.