Health Department Announces Clinic Schedule For Week Of March 26

OSWEGO – The Oswego County 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.

Influenza immunization clinics for people ages 19 and older are held weekdays from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego. No appointment is needed; walk-ins are welcome.

The influenza vaccination costs $30. Pneumonia vaccine is also available at the flu clinics. The cost of the pneumonia vaccine is $50. Both vaccines are covered by Medicaid and Medicare Part B.

Children’s flu vaccine is available every Tuesday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Oswego, and the first and third Tuesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski. The cost of the vaccine is $15, and is covered by Medicaid.

The following services will be offered during the week of March 26 at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic in Oswego.

Those who are covered by Medicaid or Medicare Part B should bring their cards to the clinic. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay.

HIV Testing: Monday, March 26, 9 to 11:30 a.m., appointment needed. Call 349-3547 to schedule.

Immunization Clinic: Tuesday, March 27, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., walk-in clinic.

Pregnancy Testing: Free pregnancy testing is available. Call 349-3391 to schedule an appointment.

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Treatment Services: Call 349-3547 to schedule an appointment.

For more information on public health services, contact the County Health Department, weekdays, phone 349-3547 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 3547.