September 30, 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.
Walk-in influenza clinics will be held weekdays beginning Oct. 2 from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego for people age 19 and older. 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 flu-mist (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 during the week of Oct. 7 at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego.
- Adult Influenza Clinic: Monday through Friday, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m., walk-in clinic.
- Immunization Clinic: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., walk-in clinic (includes children's flu vaccines).
- Pregnancy Testing: Free pregnancy testing is available. Call 349-3391 to schedule an appointment.
- Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Treatment Services: Call 349-3547 to schedule an appointment.
- HIV Counseling and Testing Service: Call 349-3547 to schedule an appointment.
Immunization clinics are held Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 70 Bunner St, Oswego, and the third Tuesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski. During September and October, clinics are held the first and third Tuesday of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. in Pulaski. All patients with private insurance, 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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