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Get protected against vaccine-preventable diseases

Posted on: September 25, 2018

Protect against vaccine-preventable diseases, including shingles, whooping cough (pertussis), and meningitis. Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) offers recommended vaccines for children, teens, and adults at locations across the county. Vaccine appointments can be made at 440-284-3206; walk-ins are also welcome. 

 
Vaccine clinics this October include:

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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...

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