The Van Wert County Health Department
on the flu vaccine or to
schedule a vaccination please call:
103 or 107.
If you need vaccinated in your vehicle, please call the
Van Wert County
Health Department at 419-238-0808.
The flu virus causes a respiratory
illness, which is characterized by an abrupt onset of fever,
muscle soreness, sore throat and nonproductive cough. It can
cause severe malaise lasting several days.
The Van Wert County Health Department is offering
vaccine, which protects against four strains of influenza, will
be offered in the both the injectable and nasal mist forms.
High dose vaccine will also be offered for individuals over 65
years of age.
While everyone is now
recommended to receive influenza vaccine, high-risk patients:
pregnant women, those with asthma, diabetes, or other chronic
conditions, remain at risk for serious complications from
influenza. CDC, and state and local public health agencies, will
continue to reinforce efforts to emphasize the crucial
importance of vaccine for these groups while simultaneously
promoting annual influenza vaccination for everyone in the