Flu Information

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:

  1. Wash your hands with soap and warm water. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizers or wipes if soap and water are not available.
  2. Try to stay in good general health by getting plenty of sleep, being physically active, and managing your stress, and eating nutritious food.
  3. Drink plenty of fluids.
  4. Avoid close contact with people who are sick and try to not touch surfaces that may be contaminated with the flu virus.
  5. 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