Tag Archives: Vaccines

Time for Back-to-School Vaccines

Now is the time to make sure your kids’ vaccinations (shots) are up-to-date so that they are ready to return to school in September.  Having all school required vaccines not only protects your child from harmful infections, it also protects your family, their classmates and the community.  It is important to contact your child’s health… Read more >

Parent Forum to Address Questions about Vaccines

Are you a new or expectant parent looking for clear and accurate information about vaccines for your baby?  The Onondaga County Health Department will be hosting a FREE Parent Forum on Vaccines for parents to learn more about vaccines and get their questions answered by experts.  A brief presentation on the basics of immunizations will… Read more >

Have you gotten your flu vaccine yet? It’s not too late!

The Onondaga County Health Department would like to remind people that it is not too late to get a flu vaccine.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months old and older get a flu shot each year. Getting a flu vaccine every year is the best way to prevent… Read more >

The Onondaga County Health Department Announces A Public Flu Vaccine Clinic

Don’t forget your annual flu vaccine!  The Onondaga County Health Department will be holding a public flu vaccine clinic on Wednesday, November 19th from 10:00AM – 12:00PM, and again from 2:00PM-4:00PM, with special emphasis on reaching uninsured individuals.  The clinic will be held at the John H. Mulroy Civic Center, located at 421 Montgomery Street,… Read more >

The Onondaga County Health Department Announces A Public Flu and Pneumonia Vaccine Clinic

The flu vaccine is available in more locations than ever before, with many convenient options for Onondaga County residents with health insurance.   For these reasons, this year the Onondaga County Health Department, in cooperation with the Spanish Action League,  will be holding one public flu and pneumonia vaccine clinic, with a special emphasis on offering… Read more >

AUGUST IS NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH

Don’t Forget Your Preteen or Teen! August is National Immunization Awareness Month. This campaign is a reminder for people of all ages about the importance of getting vaccinated (shots). Preteens and teens are a group that you may not think about when talking about shots. Immunizations can help protect your preteen or teen from diseases… Read more >

Have you gotten your flu vaccine yet?

Date of Release: November 30, 2012:          For Further Information Please Call:                                                                              Karyn Johnson, MSEd, CHES                                                                              435-3280 Have you gotten your flu vaccine yet? It’s not too late!   National Influenza Vaccination Week kicks off December 2nd and runs through December 8th. This week is set aside to raise awareness about the importance of getting a flu… Read more >

The Onondaga County Health Department Announces the 2012 Public Flu and Pneumonia Vaccine Clinic Schedule

The Onondaga County Health Department, in partnership with the University of Rochester Medical Center, has scheduled three (3) flu and pneumonia vaccine clinics throughout Onondaga County. The clinics are scheduled on: Saturday October 6th from 9:00 am -12:00 noon at Believers Chapel in Cicero Tuesday, October 9th from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Solvay-Geddes… Read more >

National Influenza Awareness Week is Being Observed December 4th – 10th!

Date of Release:                                                For Further Information Please Call: December 5, 2011                                                                  Kathy Mogle, MS Program Coordinator                                                                                                 435-3280 National Influenza Awareness Week is Being Observed December 4th – 10th!   The Onondaga County Health Department encourages anyone who has not yet received a flu vaccine to get one. Did you know that while the flu can make… Read more >

The Onondaga County Health Department Announces the 2011 Public Flu and Pneumonia Vaccine Clinics

*10-5-11: Updated information from original release The Onondaga County Health Department, in partnership with the University of Rochester Medical Center has scheduled eight (8) flu and pneumonia vaccine clinics throughout Onondaga County.  The clinics are scheduled from Monday, October 24 through Saturday, November 19, 2011.  Cynthia Morrow, MD, MPH, Commissioner of Health for Onondaga County,… Read more >