NURSING

Adult & Family

Children Services

Health Promotion

Adult & Family

Adult Immunization

INFORMATION CONCERNING ADULT VACCINES:

NOTE: Prices are always subject to change due to price changes from the drug companies. Please call to get current costs.

Td – Tetanus, Diphtheria: Series of three or as booster dose.

Tdap – Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis: 1 dose – 19 – 64 yrs. Call concerning price & availability.

Hepatitis B: Series of 3 doses - 19 years & over.

Hepatitis A: Series of 2 doses - 19 years & over.

MMR – Measles, Mumps & Rubella: 19 years & up – 1 or 2 doses.

Gardasil – HPV Vaccine: Series of 3 doses -- 19 – 26 years.

Zostavax – Shingles Vaccine: 1 dose – 60 years & older.

Varicella – Chickenpox: Series of 2 doses – 19 years & over. Call for price & availability.

Pneumovax 23: 1 dose on or after 65 years of age or prior to age 65 years with certain medical conditions.

Menactra – Meningitis Vaccine: 1 dose --19 years – 55 years.

Influenza – Injection: 1 dose - 19 years & above.

Influenza – Nasal Flu Mist: 1 dose -- 19 – 49 years (healthy & without medical conditions).

Payment (cash or check only) is due at time of service unless Medicare or Medicaid apply

Payment is due at the time the immunization is given. Payable by cash or check only.

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AIDS/HIV Testing

HIV Testing and Support System

Paulding County General Health District
800 East Perry Street
Paulding, Oh 45879
Phone: (419) 399-3921

Testing provided for males & females & non-pregnant females.

HIV/AIDS support systems include:

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Flu Clinics

For information call (419) 399-3921

The 2010 – 2011 Flu Vaccine is composed of vaccine virus strains A/California/7/2009 (H1N1) – like (the same strain as was used for the 2009 H1N1 vaccine that was given), A/Perth/16/2009 (H3N2 – like, and B/Brisbane/60/2008-like antigens.

This means that only one dose of flu vaccine is needed for those 9 years & over for this year. Even if you received the H1N1 vaccine last year, you will need to again receive the seasonal flu vaccine this fall.

Doses for those 6 months to 9 years of age:

Injectable Flu Vaccine:

FLU MIST Nasal Spray: Only for those without medical problems.

PLEASE CALL FOR CLINIC SCHEDULES

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Flu Facts

Preventing the Flu: Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs

Fact Sheet

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. There also are flu antiviral drugs that can be used to treat and prevent the flu.

  1. Avoid close contact.
    Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.
  2. Stay home when you are sick.
    If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. You will help prevent others from catching your illness.
  3. Cover your mouth and nose.
    Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick.
  4. Clean your hands.
    Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs.
  5. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
    Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.
  6. Practice other good health habits.
    Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food.

http://cdc.gov/flu/protect/habits.htm

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TB Testing

Paulding County Health District Tuberculosis Testing

For more information, please call: (419) 399-3921

Paulding County Health District
800 East Perry Street, Paulding, Ohio 45879

TB TESTS
(Skin tests to help determine exposure to tuberculosis)

WHEN:
Mondays & Wednesdays – 8-11 AM & 1-3 PM. Must return to the Health Department on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday (48 – 72 hours after test performed) to have the test read.

For additional information concerning tuberculosis, go to http://www.cdc.gov/tb/

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Children Services

Clinic Schedule

Clinic Schedules For Child Health Services
For more information call(419) 399-3921

Child Immunization Clinics
Paulding County Health Department

800 East Perry Street
Paulding, Ohio 45879

Regular children's immunizations are available at Paulding County Health Department. CLINICS: MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS -- 8 - 11 AM & 1-3 PM – Excluding holidays.

LATE CLINICS – 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month – 8-11 AM & 1-6 PM – Excluding holidays.

No child will be turned away for regular vaccines due to inability to pay.

A parent or legal guardian must accompany child. Another adult can bring child for immunizations with written permission from the adult/guardian.

Please bring immunization record book each time

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BCMH

Bureau For Children with Medical Handicaps (B.C.M.H.)

An insurance and case management program for families with children with certain medical health care needs.
For more information, call: (419) 399-3921

B.C.M.H. is designed to assist families with children with special health care needs. Through the diagnostic and treatment programs, families are linked with quality care providers and receive assistance in paying for medical care of eligible children. Locally, the Health District serves as the family's community contact to access BCMH services.

Eligibility: Children under the age of 21, who are residents of Ohio are under the care of a B.C.M.H. approved physician and have a chronic, physically handicapping condition are eligible.

Purpose of Program: Identification and referral of children with potentially handicapping conditions, client advocacy, and assistance to families. Coordinated services are accomplished through BCMH field clinics and Public Health Nurse home visits.

How to get Help: Call the Health District and ask for the BCMH nurse at 419.399.3921. If you need help from the Ohio Department of Health BCMH Office, you can also call the Help Me Grow Help line at 1-800-755-GROW (4769) and ask for the call to be transferred to BCMH Division.

Additionally, the Health District provides help to parents by referral and free developmental screenings through the (HMG) Help Me Grow Program at 419.399.3921.

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Child IM Clinics

Childhood Immunizations

For questions please call: (419) 399-3921

Regular children's immunizations are available at Paulding County Health Department.

CLINICS:

MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS -- 8 - 11 AM & 1-3 PM – Excluding holidays.
LATE CLINICS – 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month – 8-11 AM & 1-6 PM – Excluding holidays.

A parent or legal guardian must accompany child. Another adult can bring child for immunizations with written permission from the adult/guardian.

Please bring immunization record book each time.

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Health Promotion

Heart Health

For questions please call: (419) 399-3921

Nurses are available Monday through Friday to do Blood Pressure Readings. Prefer Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 8-11:30 AM & 1-3:30 PM.

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Child Safety Seats

For more information, on the Child Safety Seat program call: (419) 399-3921

This program provides child safety seats to low-income and economically disadvantaged families. To be eligible for a reduced cost, convertible, child safety seat, the following requirements must be met.

  1. A child is no less than 5 pounds, and no more than 30 pounds for a convertible car seat.
  2. The family is determined to be at 185% or less of the federal poverty income guidelines.
  3. The parent /guardian must attend a one hour educational class on the proper use and installation of a child safety seat.
  4. The parent/guardian has a vehicle with working safety belts for transportation of the child and brings the vehicle to the class.
  5. The parent/guardian agrees to properly use their safety belts, every time they ride in the vehicle.

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Road Safety

Paulding County Health Department
For more information, please call: (419) 399-3921

Safe Communities

The Safe Communities program focuses on lowering the incidence of traffic safety injuries to the general public. In cooperation with local police departments, surveillance and traffic safety education for Paulding County communities occurs throughout the year. The use of seat belts and decreased driving speeds are strongly encouraged.

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Making Tracks

For more information on the Walking Program call (419)399-3921

Walking is a form of physical activity/exercise in which almost everyone can participate and benefit. The 10,000 Steps Program affords various walking for people in the Health District. It is a cooperative effort with the Paudling County Health Department and Ohio Department of Health. All participants must register and will receive a packet of information.

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