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The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Immunization Program seeks to prevent 17 vaccine-preventable diseases (listed below) with currently available vaccines.

The goal of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Immunization Program is to reduce and eliminate vaccine-preventable diseases among Ohio's children, adolescents and adults.  The Immunization Program provides the following services:

  • Administers the Vaccines for Children Program;
  • Developed and maintains the state wide immunization registry;
  • Provides grants to improve immunization levels and vaccine use;
  • Offers a wide range of training, education and technical support to health departments
    and health care providers;
  • Provides vaccine to birthing hospitals to emphasize the importance of hepatitis B prevention;
  • Works with health care providers to prevent the spread of vaccine-preventable
    diseases and improve immunization rates.

The ODH Immunization Program seeks to prevent 17 vaccine-preventable diseases (listed below) with  currently available vaccines. 

Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis 
Haemophilus influenzae type b                
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Human papillomavirus 
Measles, mumps and rubella     
Meningococcal  (meningitis) 
Pneumococcal  (pneumonia)   
Varicella  (chicken pox)
Zoster (shingles- adults only)

To access the current CDC Recommended Immunization Schedules: Childhood, Adolescent and Adult

Visit the ODH Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program 

Immunizations: Useful Health Related Websites


Mailing Address:
Immunization Program
Ohio Department of Health
246 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Telephone: (614) 466-4643
1-800-282-0546 (Ohio only)
Fax: (614) 728-4279

Email: Immunize@odh.ohio.gov