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Immunization Clinics

Immunization clinics to prevent communicable diseases are offered year round for adults and uninsured children in Health Department offices in Middletown, Newburgh, and Goshen.

Immunizations are recommended for children beginning at 2 months of age (birth dose of Hep B should be administered in the hospital). Uninsured children are eligible for this service at no cost through 18 years of age.

Uninsured Orange County high school students, 19 years and older may receive vaccines that are required for school attendance.

Vaccines can be administered to children to protect against Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Measles, Mumps, Rubella (German Measles), HIB (Haemophilus influenza type B, a cause of meningitis), Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Rotavirus, Chickenpox, Meningitis and Pneumonia.

Children's immunization clinics are by appointment only.

For more information, or to make an appointment for these clinics, call the County Health Department office closest to you. In Newburgh call (845) 568-5333, in Middletown (845) 346-1113, or in Goshen (845) 360-6587 (note new phone number).


Adult and Travel clinics

Immunization clinics for travelers to other countries are by appointment only. There is a fee for each vaccine to cover the cost of the vaccine.

Vaccines that can be administered include MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), Polio, Influenza, Pneumonia, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Chickenpox, Human Papillomavirus, Meningitis, Tetanus, Tdap, Yellow Fever, and Typhoid.

Yellow Fever and Typhoid vaccinations require a prescription signed by a New York State licensed physician.

Adult and Travel clinic appointments fill up quickly so world travelers are urged to get their vaccinations three to six months before departure.

Please call 360-6587 (note new phone number) during normal business hours (M-F, 9 to 5) to schedule an appointment for a travel clinic.

Flu shot clinics

Seasonal flu offered Sept thru June.