immunization

August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

 

Immunization Day

By: Health

Date(s): 
Mon, 04/05/2010 - 5:00am - 8:00am

On Monday, April 5th—9:00 a.m. - Noon at the Olean Office of the Health Department

Be sure you are up to date on your families immunizations.  Immunizations for children under age 19 are free.

H1N1 vaccine will also be available to anyone for free.

No appointment is needed. Read more

Preventive / Reproductive Services Contacts

Preventive / Reproductive Services- Contacts

Susan Andrews, RN, MS, FNP, Patient Services Director

1 Leo Moss Dr., Olean, NY    14760

General Inquiries - (716)-373-8050 

Gloria Artlip Keyboard Specialist (716) 701-3438 GArtlip [at] cattco [dot] org

About Preventive Services

The Cattaraugus County Health Department's (CCHD) preventive services work to prevent disease before it happens. Studies show preventive public health measures are often more economically efficient in addressing both chronic and acute illness.  The CCHD utilizes a number of strategies  including; immunization, screening, environmental contaminate investigation and most importantly education to address a number of public health issues in the county.  Current services include; Read more

10 Things you need to know about Immunizations

1. Why should my child be immunized?

Children need immunizations (shots) to protect them from dangerous childhood diseases. These diseases can have serious complications and even kill children.

2. What diseases do childhood vaccines prevent?

Measles, Mumps, Polio, Rubella (German Measles), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Diphtheria, Tetanus (Lockjaw), Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib disease - a major cause of bacterial meningitis), Hepatitis B, Varicella (chickenpox), Pneumococcal disease (causes bacterial meningitis and blood infections) Read more

Immunizations for Adults

Travel Clinic

Most vaccines needed for international travel, including Yellow Fever, are available at Cattaraugus County Health Department. As soon as you make your travel plans, call 716-701-3439 for an appointment 

Influenza

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