The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is excited to keep you and your loved ones healthy this flu season. The annual walk-in flu shot clinics will start Saturday, October 5, 2019. The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is offering flu clinics to the public, throughout the month of October, on the following dates:
November 20, 2019 – 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Eastern YMCA, 2960 Pickle Rd., Oregon, Ohio 43616.
November 23, 2019 – 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – East Toledo Baptist Church, 801 E. Broadway, Toledo, OH 43605.
All insurances may be billed, including Medicare Part B and Ohio Medicaid. If you do not have insurance, the Health Department will still be able to provide you with a flu shot.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone six months of age and older, and able to be vaccinated, should receive the flu vaccine each year. For more information and a complete calendar of flu clinics, please visit http://lucascountyhealth.com.
For individuals requiring special accommodations, please contact the Health Department at 419-213-4163, to set up an appointment.
Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk of serious flu complications.
The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year.