August is National Immunization Awareness Month! To commemorate, TV20 is re-airing a 2017 episode of Healthy Cleveland.
In this episode, TV20 host Leah Longbrake sat down with Nurse Annette from the Cleveland Department of Public to discuss the importance of childhood & adulthood immunizations and vaccinations.
For newborns, the following vaccinations are recommended:
- Hepatitis B
- Haemophilus Influenzae B
- Pneumococcal Conjugate
For adolescents, a different set of vaccinations is suggested:
Finally, there are certain vaccinations recommended for adults:
- TDAP (Tetanus, Diptheria, & Pertussis)
There are two immunization clinics in the city of Cleveland, where you can receive immunization shots:
McCafferty Health Center
4242 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44113
J. Glen Smith Health Center
11100 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44108
To learn more about services provided by the Cleveland Department of Health, you can go to clevelandhealth.org, call 216-664-3609, or follow them on Facebook and Twitter.