POMEROY, Ohio – The Meigs County Health Department will conduct an Immunization Clinic on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. at 112 E. Memorial Drive in Pomeroy. Please bring child(ren)’s shot records. Children must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian. A $30 donation is appreciated for immunization administration; however, no one will be denied services because of an inability to pay an administration fee for state-funded childhood vaccines. Please bring medical cards and/or commercial insurance cards, if applicable. Those who are insured via commercial insurance are responsible for any balance their commercial insurance does not cover for vaccinations.

Shingles and pneumonia and vaccines are also available as well as flu shots. Call for eligibility determination and availability or visit our website at www.meigs-health.com to see a list of accepted commercial insurances and Medicaid for adults.

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) does NOT recommend routine Hepatitis A vaccination of Healthcare Workers. Additionally, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) does NOT recommend routine Hepatitis A vaccination for Food Workers. Currently, ODH is strongly recommending the following groups to get the Hepatitis A vaccine: men who have sex with men, persons who inject drugs and person who use illegal non-injection drugs. These are the highest risk groups for transmission of Hepatitis A. Call 740-992-6626 for vaccine availability