Tag Archives: Immunization

Keeping Families Healthy During Difficult Times

Being separated from our friends, extended family, and the rest of the community during this COVID-19 pandemic can be especially hard if you’re pregnant or taking care of a new baby or young children. Pregnant women, mothers, and fathers may not have the support they would normally have. The Onondaga County Health Department is just… Read more >

Don’t Forget Your Flu Vaccine!

This fall, remember to get your flu vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older receive an annual flu vaccine. Everyone should be vaccinated yearly because immunity to flu viruses declines over time and circulating flu strains often change from year to year. Onondaga County Health Commissioner,… Read more >

Time for Back-to-School Vaccines!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month Now is the time to make sure your children’s vaccinations (shots) are up-to-date so that they are ready to return to school in September. Having all school required vaccines protects your child from harmful infections, protects your family, their classmates and the community. It is important to contact your… Read more >