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The Geauga County General Health District offers walk-in immunization clinics for children and adolescents through the age of 18. Due to federal legislation,…

2014 Immunization Clinics

The Geauga County General Health District offers walk-in immunization clinics for children and adolescents through the age of 18. Due to federal legislation, vaccines can no longer be offered free to anyone who has health insurance coverage, including Medicaid. Residents must present an immunization record as well as a current insurance card.

The following is a list of upcoming immunization clinics:

Chardon, June 12, Geauga County Health District, 470 Center St., Building 8, 3-6 p.m.

Middlefield, June 11, St. Lucy Mission, 16280 Kinsman Road, 9-11:30 a.m.

Middlefield, June 18, St. Lucy Mission, 16280 Kinsman Road, 9-11:30 a.m.

Middlefield, June 19, St. Lucy Mission, 16280 Kinsman Road, 3-6 p.m.

Troy, June 25, Troy Community Center, 13950 Main Market Road, 9-11:30 a.m.

For more information, call the Geauga County General Health District at 440-279-1950.

Senior Connection

Lake Health will offer Senior Connection June 25 from noon to 1 p.m. in St. Denis Golf Club, 10660 Chardon Road in Chardon.

The Lunch and Learn program features a variety of topics dealing with seniors. June’s topic is “Weight-loss Myths Debunked.”

Lunch is $2. Registration is required by calling Lake Health’s Best of Health Line at 440-953-6000.

Blood Pressure Screenings

Lake Health will offer free blood pressure checks at the Chardon Campus, 510 Fifth Ave., from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

Bloodmobile

American Red Cross blood donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Donors may give every 56 days and must bring some form of photo identification and a list of all current medications.

For more information about confirming blood drive information, donating blood or making an appointment, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1-800-448-3543) or visit the Red Cross website at www.redcrossdonor.org. If you are interested in donating platelets, call 1-800-356-3339.

June 5, Chardon United Methodist Church, 515 North St., Chardon, 1-7 p.m. Double Reds available.

June 11, Mayfield Church, 7747 Mayfield Road, Chester Township, 2-7 p.m. Double Reds available.

June 12, Bainbridge Town Hall, 17826 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge, 1-7 p.m. Double Reds available.

June 14, Lake Health Chardon Campus, 510 Fifth St., Chardon, 12-4 p.m. Drive is on bus.

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