2012 News Releases

Department of Behavioral & Community Health

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November 26, 2012        Print version


Public Flu Clinic Wednesday, November 28th at Cornell Cooperative Extension

Poughkeepsie … Dutchess County will hold an Adult Influenza (flu) and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic:

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension
2715 Route 44, Millbrook, NY

Convenient online registration is available for all flu clinics. Interested individuals may register and find more information about flu immunization online at www.dutchessny.gov  and clicking the “What to Do About Flu” button, or you may visit http://bit.ly/DCFluShots.  For those without Internet access, may call the Department of Health's Flu Information line at (845) 486-3435 or call to register at (845) 486-3419.

The Flu shot will be $32, FluMist will be $40, and the fee for the pneumonia vaccine is $75.   Influenza and Pneumococcal vaccines are covered by Medicare Part B; individuals must bring card to the clinic.  Adults enrolled in Medicare HMOs may be required to pay the fee. The Adult Flu Clinics will offer vaccine to anyone 18 and older wishing to protect themselves against influenza.

“This is the last of our Public Flu Clinics for this year,” said Commissioner of Health Michael C. Caldwell, MD, MPH.   “However, you can still get your flu and pneumonia vaccine on Mondays at our Adult Immunization and Screening Clinics in Poughkeepsie, as well as your doctor’s office or neighborhood pharmacy.”   Dr. Caldwell recommends visiting http://bit.ly/DCDOHClinics for more information about these and other Department’s Clinics.

 

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A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH,Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH
Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health
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