Tioga County Health Department Announces 2012-13 Flu Clinics

By WBNG News

Tioga County Health Department Announces 2012-13 Flu Clinics

October 4, 2012 Updated Oct 4, 2012 at 10:55 AM EST

(WBNG Binghamton)The Tioga County Health Department announced Thursday it will be starting flu clinics the 2nd week of October.

According to a news release:

All people 6 months of age and older are encouraged to get the influenza vaccination, especially those in the following groups:

1. Any adult with chronic medical conditions such as asthma or other lung disease, heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, or blood disease

2. Any adult who is/may be immunocompromised (including immunosuppression caused by medications or by HIV)

3. Any woman who is pregnant during flu season

4. Any resident of a nursing home or other chronic care facility

5. Health Care workers, household contacts and out-of home caregivers of persons at high risk for complication including children under the age of 5 years and adults over 50 years of age

6. This vaccine protects you against the seasonal Flu and the H1N1 Flu.

***Parents are advised to seek flu shots for children at their regular medical provider.

For those people who are on Medicare-- Medicare-Part B will pay for the flu vaccine.  Please bring your Medicare card with you.*Contact 687-8600 for more information.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Wednesday, October 10

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Owego Countryside Comm. Center

9 Sheldon Guiles Blvd.

Wednesday, October 10

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Long Meadow Senior Housing

Browns Lane Owego

Thursday, October 11

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Waverly Presbyterian Church

459 Park St, Waverly

Monday, October 15

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Nichols - Old Elementary School

139 Roki Blvd.

Thursday, October 18

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Newark Valley Fire Station

7151 Route 38

Thursday, October 18

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Candor Fire Hall

74 Owego Rd., Candor

Tuesday, October 23

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Elizabeth Square

430 Fulton St., Waverly

Tuesday, October 23

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

SpringView Apartments

80 Spring St., Waverly

Tuesday, October 23

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Waverly Presbyterian Church

459 Park St, Waverly

Monday, October 29

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Owego Countryside Comm. Center

9 Sheldon Guiles Blvd.