Public Health Nursing

Immunizations (Children, Adults & Travel)

 

Child Immunizations (for Babies, Back to School & College) can save lives and stop the spread of diseases. Children that are given immunizations on time can be protected from 14 diseases including: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B, Polio, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (whooping cough), Hib, Varicella (chickenpox), HPV, Influenza and Meningitis. We provide required immunizations for children under the age of 19.

 

Adult Immunizations

All adults should be vaccinated against flu, tetanus, and whooping cough. The shingles vaccine is recommended for people 50 and older and is available at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department.

 

We are now accepting the following insurance: Anthem, Buckeye Community, CareSource, Cigna, Medical Mutual, Molina, Ohio Medicaid, Paramount Advantage, Quality Care Partners (QCP), United HealthCare & United HealthCare Community Plan.

 

Hours: by appointment. Contact: 454-9741 extension 252.

 

Resources

Immunization Schedule for Infants & Children

Immunization Schedule for Preteens & Teens

Adult Schedule

 

Travel Immunizations

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department offers special vaccination that may be required or recommended for travel to foreign countries. Travelers are encouraged to contact us as soon as their travel itinerary is known, since some immunizations require a series of doses for maximum protection. Payment is expected at time of service. Vaccines available include:

 

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

Japanese Encephalitis

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)

Meningococcal Meningitis

Pneumonia

Polio

Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)

Typhoid fever

Varicella (Chicken Pox)

Yellow fever

Zostavax (Shingles)

 

Hours: by appointment. Contact: 454-9741 X 252.  

 

Resources
Travel Clinic Flyer

CDC International Travel Page

World Health Organization