Dr. Kathryn Anderson, Commissioner of Health announced that the Onondaga County Health Department will be holding two Moderna COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children ages 6 months—3 years.
The clinics will be held at the Civic Center in Downtown Syracuse on Thursday, December 8 from 9am to 12pm, and on Saturday, December 10 from 9am to… Read more >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
By Karyn Johnson, Public Health Educator
Over the years I have heard many reasons why people choose to get vaccinated against the flu. Unfortunately, I have also heard a few reasons why people choose not to get a flu vaccine (injectable or nasal spray), many of those reasons are based on incorrect information. Even though… Read more >
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 >