Tioga County Health Department hosting flu clinics

By WBNG News

Tioga County Health Department hosting flu clinics

October 7, 2013 Updated Oct 7, 2013 at 4:09 PM EST

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

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.

 

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

 

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Monday, October 7

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

Nichols - Old Elementary School

139 Roki Blvd.

Wednesday, October 9

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 9

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Long Meadow Senior Housing

Browns Lane Owego

Thursday, October 10

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

Elizabeth Square

430 Fulton St., Waverly

Thursday, October 10

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

SpringView Apartments

80 Spring St., Waverly

Thursday, October 10

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

Waverly Presbyterian Church

459 Park St, Waverly

Thursday, October 17

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

Newark Valley Fire Station

7151 Route 38

Thursday, October 17

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

Candor Fire Hall

74 Owego Rd., Candor

 

Cost will be $25.00.
 

*For those people who are on regular federal Medicare there will be no charge. We will bill the Insurance. Please bring your Medicare card with you.

* For those with a Medicare Advantage plans or other private insurance, they will have to pay the $25.00 and will receive a receipt they can submit to their health Ins.) *Contact 687-8600 for more information.

We will only be able to accept checks or cash for payment, as we are not set up for credit payments.