Get Your Flu Shot!
The Ross County Health District encourages all to get their flu shot this year. During the month of October 2020, RCHD will be providing flu shots at both the health district and at several locations throughout the county to make it easy for you to get your flu shot.
Community Advisory - Flu Shot
October 9, 2020 Senior Citizens Day for Flu Shots at Ross County Health District
October 2019 - Ross County Flu Clinic Schedule by Township or Village
** Please note, due to COVID-19, walk-in appointments for vaccinations temporarily are not available. During this time, we do offer vaccinations through a scheduled appointment. Please call 740-775-1146 if you need to schedule an appointment for a vaccination**
Vaccines are offered through the Nurse of the Day Clinic. Due to COVID-19, we are only offering vaccinations through a scheduled appointment. You can contact our Public Health Nursing Division by calling 740-775-1146 to schedule an appointment. Appointment times for vaccinations Monday through Friday between 8:30 am to 11:45 am and 1:00 pm to 3:30 (except holidays). Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. We prefer that the parent bring a copy of the child’s immunization record, which may need to be obtained from the physician where your child received their last vaccine We offer vaccines for children, as well as a limited amount of adult immunizations. Some immunizations for high-risk conditions may need to be special ordered.
Recommended Children’s Vaccines
Hepatitis A and B, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Whooping Cough (Tdap), Polio (inactivated), Pneumonia (Prevnar-13), Haemophilus Influenzae B (Hib), Rotavirus (Rotarix), Meningitis (MCV4), Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR), Chickenpox (Varicella), Human Papillomavirus* (HPV4, Gardasil), Influenza (during flu season)
(Children 18 and under may receive all required vaccines, and if eligible, all recommended vaccines.)
Adult (19 and over) Vaccines currently available:
Td booster for Tetanus and Diphtheria, Tdap booster for Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Whooping Cough, Influenza vaccine (flu shot,) in season, Intradermal flu vaccine, in season, Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR), Chicken pox (Varicella), Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, Pneumonia, Meningitis, Zostavax (Shingles) We do not provide vaccines required for international travel.
The website www.immunize.org offers a variety of information related to vaccines, including vaccine information statements, ask the experts, and a variety of parent handouts concerning vaccines and immunizations.
For those seeking information on the current preschool and school vaccine requirements for Ohio, please visit the Ohio Department of Health
Tuberculosis (TB) Testing: We offer TB testing, however, if you plan to get vaccines AND a TB test, it is best to get the TB test done first. This can prevent the long wait (6 weeks) that can be required before a TB test can be done after certain vaccines have been given.