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November 19, 2013        Print version


Dutchess County Department of Health Clinics Open at New Location
DCDOH Clinics now at Family Partnership Center in City of Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie… The Dutchess County Department of Health announced their new clinic location at the Family Partnership Center, 29 North Hamilton Street – Suite 109, in the City of Poughkeepsie is open and accepting appointments for immunizations and health screenings.

The Dutchess County Immunization and Screening Clinics offer a variety of clinical public health services at low or no cost, including:

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening
  • Childhood Immunizations for individuals less than 19 years of age
  • Adult Immunizations including Flu, Pneumonia, and Hepatitis Immunizations
  • International Travel Immunizations including vaccine and health information for anyone planning to travel internationally
  • Rabies Post-Exposure Vaccination
  • HIV Testing (free of charge / "anonymous" and "confidential" testing available)
  • Tuberculosis Control and Tuberculosis (Mantoux) Testing

“We are pleased to be offering more comprehensive clinical services at a more convenient location,” said Acting Commissioner of Health Kari Reiber, MD.  “The new space is more efficient and cost-effective compared to our prior clinic space; designed for better patient flow while using less square footage. We are now better equipped to provide our clinical services to those who need it. In addition, the new location will enable us to coordinate and facilitate referrals for residents in need of additional services co-located at the Family Partnership Center, such as primary care and mental health.”

Please call the Department at 845-486-3535 or email Clinics@DutchessNY.gov to schedule an appointment. Same day appointments and walk-ins will be accepted whenever possible.

 

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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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