County Announces Flu Vaccine Clinics Scheduled in Rockland

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM ROCKLAND HEALTH DEPT.

It’s that time of year again when residents are being urged by the county government to protect themselves by getting a flu vaccine.

“Take time to get your flu vaccine – it is the first and most important step in protecting against the flu and its complications,” said Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, Rockland County commissioner of Health.

The Rockland County Health Department, the Rockland County Office for the Aging, and several community agencies including Northern Services Group and Nyack Hospital, have coordinated the following flu vaccine clinics:

 

Date Time Location
Thursday, September 25 11:30 am – 12:30 pm New City 1 Seniors

Street Community Center, 31 Zukor Road, New City

Clinic run by Nyack Hospital

Friday, September 26 1 pm – 4 pm Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A Exhibition Hall

50 Sanatorium Road, Pomona

Clinic run by the Rockland County Department of Health

Wednesday, October 1 12 pm – 1 pm Dowling Gardens, 190 Kings Highway, Sparkill

Clinic run by Nyack Hospital

Wednesday, October 1 10:30 am –  12 pm Ramapo Senior Center, Murchison Hall

484 New Hempstead Road, New City

Clinic run by Northern Services Group

Wednesday,

October 1

 

1 pm –  2:30 pm Clarkstown/Pearl River Senior Center

121 West Nyack Road, Nanuet

Clinic run by Northern Services Group

Thursday,

October 2

10:30 am – 11:30 am North Rockland Senior Center

130 Samsondale Avenue, West Haverstraw

Clinic run by Northern Services Group

Monday, October 6 12 pm – 1 pm Nanuet 2 Seniors

Pascack Community Center, 87 New Clarkstown Road, Nanuet

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Clinic run by Nyack Hospital

Monday, October 6

 

11 am –  12 pm Knights of Columbus

56 West Broad Street, Haverstraw

Clinic run by Northern Services Group

Tuesday, October 7 12 pm – 1 pm Congers 2 Seniors

Congers Community Room, 6 Gilcrest Road (off 303), Congers

Clinic run by Nyack Hospital

Tuesday,

October 7

10 am –  11 am Haverstraw Place Independent Living

Route 9W, Haverstraw

Clinic run by Northern Services Group

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Wednesday, October 8 10 am – 11 am Walnut Hill Apartments

Route 9W, West Haverstraw

Clinic run by Northern Services Group

Tuesday, October 14 10 am – 11 am Orangetown Seniors

Orangetown Town Hall, 26 Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg

Clinic run by Nyack Hospital

Tuesday,

October 14

10 am – 11 am Warren Knolls Apartments

500 Warren Knolls, Haverstraw

Clinic run by Northern Services Group

Wednesday, October 15 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

 

West Nyack 2 Seniors

Pascack Community Center, 87 New Clarkstown Road, Nanuet

Clinic run by Nyack Hospital

Thursday, October 16

 

10 am – 11 am Esplanade Assisted Living

168 Red School House Way, Chestnut Ridge

Clinic run by Nyack Hospital

Monday, October 20

 

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

 

West Nyack 1 Seniors, St. Francis of Assisi

Parrott Road, West Nyack

Clinic run by Nyack Hospital

Wednesday, October 22

 

12 pm – 1 pm

 

Congers 1 Seniors

Congers Community Room, 6 Gilcrest Road (off 303), Congers

Clinic run by Nyack Hospital

Wednesday,

October 22

12 pm –  1 pm St Anthony’s Church Senior Club

36 West Nyack Road, Nanuet

Clinic run by Northern Services Group

Friday, October 24 10:30 am – 12 pm RCC Senior Club

RCC Tech Center Building, Suffern

Clinic run by Northern Services Group

Friday, November 7 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm St Gregory’s Senior Club

25 Cinder Drive, Garnerville

Clinic run by Northern Services Group

Thursday,

November 20

11 am –12 pm Foster Grandparents, Finkelstein Memorial Library

Route 59, Spring Valley

Clinic run by Northern Services Group

 

     Please note the following information regarding the flu vaccine clinics:

    

  • Northern Services Group Flu Vaccine Clinics  will be offering the trivalent flu vaccine (which protects against three different flu viruses), at a cost of $30, for people ages 19 – 64.  People ages 65 and older will get the quadrivalent flu vaccine (which protects against four different flu viruses), at no charge.  Residents must bring their Medicare card and proof  of age. No appointments are needed. For more information call (845) 426-6701, then enter *226.
  • Nyack Hospital Flu Vaccine Clinics: The trivalent flu vaccine (which protects against three different flu viruses), will be available for $25 for people ages 19 – 64.  People ages 65 and older will get the quadrivalent flu vaccine (which protects against four different flu viruses), with no out of pocket expense. Please bring your Medicare card.  Pregnant women must present a prescription from their doctor in order to receive the vaccine.  No appointments are needed.  For more information, call (845) 348-2004 or visit www.nyackhospital.org
  • Rockland County Department of Health Flu Vaccine Clinics are available free of charge to adults 65  years and older (please bring proof of age). No appointments are needed. Patients with Medicare and Medicaid must bring their cards. People ages 9 through 64 can receive the vaccine, but will be charged a $30 fee. Each patient must bring proof of Rockland County residency such as a driver’s license or utility bill. The Health Department will be giving the preservative free, quadrivalent flu vaccine (which protects against four different flu viruses).  For more information, call (845) 364-2520.