Tag Archives: Immunization

Onondaga County Health Department to Hold Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic on Thursday, September 29

The Onondaga County Health Department will be holding a monkeypox vaccination clinic for those in our community who are at risk or may be at future risk of contracting the disease. The clinic will offer both first and second doses. Those in need of a second dose must have received their first dose at least… Read more >

Time for Back-to-School Vaccines; Onondaga County Immunization Clinic Reopens

With the return to fully in person school this September, be sure your kids are ready! Now is the time to make sure your children’s vaccinations (shots) are up-to-date. Having all school-required vaccines protects your child from harmful infections while protecting your family, their classmates, and the community. It is important to contact your child’s… Read more >

Don’t forget your flu vaccine this year!

This fall, please 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. It is especially… Read more >

Onondaga County Immunization Clinic to Reopen—Clinic will Reopen September 30 by Appointment Only

The Onondaga County Immunization Clinic will reopen on Wednesday, September 30. To ensure proper social distancing and to protect the health and wellbeing of our clients and staff members, the clinic will operate by appointment only. The Immunization Clinic, located in the Onondaga County Civic Center at 421 Montgomery Street in Syracuse, will be open… Read more >

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 >

National Infant Immunization Week

Infants and children are particularly vulnerable to infectious diseases.  Therefore, it is essential that children be protected by getting all of the recommended immunizations (shots) to protect against serious diseases.  National Infant Immunization Week is recognized during the week of April 21 – April 28, 2018. Immunizations protect the individual as well as families and… Read more >

National Infant Immunization Week, “Immunization. Power to Protect.”

Did you know that making sure your children get their required immunizations (shots) is one of the most important ways to protect them against serious diseases? Infants and children are particularly vulnerable to infectious diseases. Therefore, it is essential that children be protected by getting all the immunizations that are recommended. National Infant Immunization Week… Read more >