Submitted by Oswego County
OSWEGO – The Oswego County Health Department is still offering influenza, or flu, vaccine for anyone aged six months and up at their regularly scheduled immunization clinics. No appointment is needed. The cost of the vaccine is $30 for adults (19 and up) and $15 for children (6 months -18 years), and is covered by Medicaid and Medicare Part B. The pneumonia vaccine is also available at the flu clinics, the cost is $15.
The following services will be offered during the week of March 21 at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego. Those who are covered by Medicaid or Medicare Part B should bring their cards to the clinic.
HIV Testing: Monday, March 21, 9 to 11:30 a.m., and Tuesday, March 22, 1 to 3 p.m., appointment needed.
Immunization Clinic: Friday, March 25, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., walk-in clinic.
Pregnancy Testing: Free pregnancy testing is available. Call 349-3391 for appointment.
Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Treatment Services: Call 349-3547 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
The 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. For more information or to make an appointment, call 349-3547 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 3547.