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Seasonal Flu Information

Seasonal flu is a serious illness. Serious health problems… like pneumonia, bacterial infections, hospitalization, and even death… can result from the flu.

Seasonal flu occurs every year, starting in the Fall and lasting through the Spring.

The Federal Centers for Disease Control strongly encourages seasonal flu vaccination for all people 6 months of age and older. The County Health Department particularly encourages pregnant women and those with underlying medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes or cardiovascular conditions to receive a seasonal flu vaccination.

Please contact your physician, community health center, or other provider to get a flu shot.

The County Health Department is scheduling flu shot clinics by appointment at Health Department offices in Goshen, Newburgh and Middletown.

These flu clinics are open to anyone 19 years of age and older.

If you have Medicare Part B, please remember to bring your Medicare card. The cost of your flu shot will be covered in full. For those not covered by Medicare Part B, the cost of a flu shot will be $25… in cash or by check. For those covered by a Medicare HMO the cost will also be $25.

For more information on receiving a flu shot at a County Health Department office please call 291-4300.

Please click on the links below for additional information on Seasonal Flu...

Additional information from the State Health Department     

Additional information from the Federal CDC    

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Last updated on August 28, 2012