September 23, 2013
OSWEGO - The Oswego County Health Department offers a variety of services to all residents of Oswego County, including preventive health services, certified home health care, long-term home health care, certified hospice, and a maternal and child health program.
On Wednesday, October 2 influenza immunization clinics for people age 19 and older will begin. These clinics will be open weekdays from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego. No appointment is needed; walk-ins are welcome.
The influenza vaccination costs $37. Pneumonia vaccine is also available at the flu clinics. The cost of the pneumonia vaccine is $91. Both vaccines are covered by Medicaid and Medicare Part B.
Children's flu vaccine is available every Tuesday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Oswego, and the first and third Tuesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski. The cost is $37 for the inactivated vaccine (the shot) and $43 for the flumist (nasal vaccine). Both methods are covered by Medicaid and no one will be turned away based on inability to pay.
The following services will be offered at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego during the week of September 30:
Immunization clinics are held every Tuesday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 70 Bunner St, Oswego. During August, September and October, immunization clinics are held the first and third Tuesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski. All patients with private insurance, Medicare Part B, Medicaid, or Medicaid managed care should bring their benefit cards with them to the immunization clinic. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay.
For more information about public health services, contact the County Health Department, weekdays, phone 349-3547 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 3547.
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