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Healthcare Provider Resource Center

Welcome to our resource center that contains local tools and resources for healthcare providers to use with clients. These resources cover a variety of topics to help patients in Lorain County make healthy and informed choices.

"Office Use" resource types are intended for use by physicians and staff. “Patient Use” resource types can given directly to patients, in print or digital format.

Lorain County Public Health is committed to connecting Lorain County healthcare professionals to resources that support patients in a lifetime of good health. We’re here for you as you care for them. Together, we will prevent and manage infectious and chronic disease in our county.

Chronic Disease

Information on 211


Perinatal Transmission of Hep B
Hepatitis B, Perinatal Infection 2017 Case Definition
CDC website
Perinatal HBV transmission can be prevented by identifying HBV-infected (i.e., hepatitis B surface
antigen [HBsAg]-positive) pregnant women and providing hepatitis B immune globulin and hepatitis
B vaccine to their infants within 12 hours of birth. Preventing perinatal HBV transmission is an
integral part of the national strategy to eliminate hepatitis B in the United States.


Administering Vaccines
Administering Vaccines:
Dose, Route, Site, and Needle Size
Recommended immunizations from birth to 6 yrs