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
Measles, mumps and rubella
Varicella (chicken pox)
Zoster (shingles- adults only)