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News 2018-09-18T20:01:44+00:00

WIC Income Guidelines

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Medina County Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program can help families to be healthy. Family households at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty level can receive nutrition education, breastfeeding education and supports, supplemental foods, and referrals to other community resources. For more detailed information about the Medina County [...]

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Children with Medical Handicaps (CMH)

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

CMH (formerly BCMH) is a program that helps children with special healthcare needs by providing a safety net and may assist with obtaining payment for approved services by approved providers. Children who are Ohio residents from birth to age 21 are eligible for the program. The Diagnostic program lasts for [...]

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Pink Book Webinar Series

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

This online series of 15 webinars provides an overview of the principles of vaccination, general recommendations, immunization strategies for providers, and specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines that prevent them. Each one-hour webinar explores a chapter from the 13th edition of “Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases,” also [...]

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Back to School Immunizations

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare Provider News June 2018|

We know that the school year just ended, but we are already looking to immunization needs for the 2018-2019 school year! The Medina County Health Department has clinics scheduled and designated for each school district in Medina County. Call Jeannie Bunch, at 330-723-9688, extension 630. We can also offer vaccinations [...]

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MOBI, TIES, AFIX, and IMPACT SIIS – Oh My

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare Provider News June 2018|

Amy Lesak, BSN, RN, will again be contacting your offices beginning in July to offer the MOBI (Maximizing Office Based Immunization), TIES (Teen Immunization Education Session), AFIX (Assessment Feedback Incentive and Exchange, assessment of your practice’s immunization rates), and/or IMPACT SIIS training. These trainings are a great way for [...]

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Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare Provider News June 2018|

Pertussis (whooping cough) can cause serious illness in babies, children, teens, and adults. Symptoms of pertussis usually develop within 5 to 10 days after you are exposed. Sometimes pertussis symptoms do not develop for as long as 3 weeks. The disease usually starts with cold-like symptoms and maybe a mild [...]

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