Greene County Public Health Department will announce dates for the 2016 flu clinics in the late summer.
The cost of the flu vaccine is $44.50 and the Pneumovax vaccine is $96.
Greene County Public Health accepts the following forms of payment: cash, personal checks, credit cards, CDPHP, EmpirePlan (NYSHIP), Blue Shield of Northeastern NY, Senior Blue, regular (non-managed) Medicare and Medicaid HMO’s: CDPHP & Fidelis.
For more information, contact Greene County Public Health at 518-719-3600.
Additional information about influenza is available through the following flu websites:
Learn the latest flu news here.
NYS Department of Health Seasonal Influenza (Flu)
Center for Disease Control and Prevention Seasonal Influenza (Flu)
Top 5 Ways to Avoid the Flu:
- Wash your hands with soap and warm water. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizers or wipes if soap and water are not available.
- Try to stay in good general health by getting plenty of sleep, being physically active, and managing your stress, and eating nutritious food.
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick and try to not touch surfaces that may be contaminated with the flu virus.
- As the vaccines become available, protect yourself and your family by receiving your annual flu shot.
Seasonal Influenza: Flu Basics
Cold vs. Flu: Questions and Answers
What To Do When Someone At Home Has The Flu
How Germs Spread
Healthy Habits Pocket Card: Keep Your Germs to Yourself