Flu Shots Available

Flu season is quickly approaching and the best way to protect yourself, your family and the
families you work with is to get a flu shot each year.  It is recommended
that everyone 6 months and older should get the vaccine.

Flu vaccine is available during regularly scheduled Immunization Clinics from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on 10/18; 11/1; 11/15; 12/6; 12/13;
01/10/12; and 01/17.  Go to www.orleansny.com/publichealth
and click Immunization Clinics in the Links section on the right.  No
appointments are necessary during the scheduled clinic times.

The Health Department also offers Tuesday walk-in clinics from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on
non-immunization clinic days and include the following days:  10/25;
11/22; 11/29; 12/20; 12/27; 01/03/12; 01/24; and 01/31.  No appointments
are necessary during the scheduled clinic times.

Without insurance the costs are:  Adult flu is $35.00, High Dose Flu (limited availability)
$50.00 and Pneumonia is $71.00.  Please bring ALL insurance cards.
Some co-pays may apply.  Free flu vaccine for children is provided
through the Vaccine for Children Program.  The Health Department accepts
the following insurance:  Medicare Part B (bring both cards), MVP Health
Care, Excellus, Independent Health, Today’s Option, WellCare, Universal Health
Care and  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York.

For more information call the Health Department at 589-3278 and ask to speak with a
nurse.  For insurance questions, ask to speak to someone regarding
insurance.

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