Immunizations are by appointment only. Hours are: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 7:30 am to 11:30 am and 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 am and 1:30 pm to 5:15 p.m.
For more information about child or adult immunizations, contact the Mercer County Health District at (419) 586-3251, Option 2 or email@example.com.
Below is the routine immunization schedule for children ages 2 months to 18 years of age.
Recommended for 2mo, 4mo and 6mo old infants: May start vaccination series at 6 weeks of age.
Recommended for 12mo – 23mo old children: Must be at least 12 months of age to begin these vaccines.
Recommended for Kindergarteners: Must be at least 4years of age prior to beginning these vaccines.
Recommended for 7th Graders: Can start these vaccines at 11 years of age.
Recommended for 12th Graders: Can begin these vaccines at 16 years of age.
Recommended Vaccines for College Students: Can begin these vaccines at 16 years of age.
Bring your child’s current vaccination record with you. Children must have a parent accompany them, or bring signed screening/consent form (signed by a parent or guardian). Medicaid/Medicare is accepted. We are contracted with many insurance carriers and will bill as a courtesy. Please have your insurance cards available. Federal or State provided vaccines will not be denied to children 18 and under due to inability to pay.
If you are planning to travel outside of the United States, you may need additional vaccines. Consult your physician or Health Department about recommended and/or required vaccines. For more information on necessary travel vaccines, visit the CDC Travelers’ Health page.
All contracted Private Insurance, Medicaid and Medicare can be billed. Please bring all insurance cards. For adults not wishing insurance to be billed, a pay at the time of service discount will be offered. For pricing details, please call the Health Department. Cash or check will be accepted. Clients 6 months through 18 years will not be denied because of inability to pay. For more information or to schedule an appointment call: (419) 586-3251 ext. 6-1462.
Quadrivalent Injectable is the standard flu vaccine (2A, 2B) available for all persons 6 months and older. They are preservative and latex free.
Flublok is egg free. It is available for persons non-pregnant and 18 years and over that are high risk especially persons 50 to 64 years old. It is Quadrivalent (2A and 2B) and has 3 times the antigen of standard flu vaccine.
High Dose Fluzone is a vaccine for 65 year olds and over. High Dose has been given at the MCHD since 2011. Preservative and latex free.
All children 8 years old and younger who have not had two flu vaccines in the past will need 2 vaccines at least 4 weeks apart.
FluMist is not available at this time.