Rockland County Department of Health Holds Flu Vaccine Clinic on Friday, February 1st
Pomona, NY – Influenza (flu) activity remains high and widespread across the nation. “Get your flu vaccine now – it’s not too late. Getting vaccinated is the first and most important step in protecting against the flu and its complications,” said Dr. Joan H. Facelle, Rockland County Commissioner of Health.
If you are a Rockland County resident, you can get your flu vaccine on Friday, February 1st from 1-4 pm at the Rockland County Department of Health, Building A Exhibition Hall, located at 50 Sanatorium Road in Pomona, New York 10970.
To make an appointment for a vaccination, call (845) 364-2519, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The County Health Department is offering the flu vaccine free of charge to adults 60 years and older. Patients with Medicare and Medicaid must bring their cards. Those 9 through 59 years of age can receive the vaccine, for a $25 fee. Bring proof of Rockland County residency such as a driver's license. Individuals can also check with their doctor, or visit www.flu.gov to find flu vaccine clinics in the area.
“We encourage residents to take advantage of our flu vaccine clinic to help prevent getting, and spreading, the flu,” said C. Scott Vanderhoef, County Executive.
For more information about the flu and flu vaccine contact your doctor or visit www.cdc.gov/flu/.