CJ MCINTYREPublished: October 12, 2016
As the seasons change over and things start to get colder, flu season begins.
It is recommend by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that everyone 6-months-old and older should get a flu vaccine every year by the end of October. They also say that getting an annual flu shot is the best way for a person to protect themselves from getting the flu.
The vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed work and school, according to the CDC.
If you are looking for a clinic to get a flu shot this year, there are a bunch set up in the Hudson Valley.
According to the Daily Freeman, vaccination clinics in Ulster County will start on October 26th and will be held through November 28th at the following locations:
Oct. 26, Nov. 3 and Nov. 23, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Ulster County Department of Health, 239 Golden Hill Lane, Kingston.
Oct. 27, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Woodland Ponds, 100 Woodland Ponds Circle, New Paltz.
Nov. 2, 10 to 11 a.m., Rosendale Rec Center, state Route 32, Rosendale.
Nov. 4, 10 to 11 a.m., VFW Post 8645, 101 state Route 208, New Paltz.
Nov. 10, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Saugerties Senior Center, 207 Market St., Saugerties.
Nov. 14, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Hurley Reformed Church, 11 Main St., Hurley.
Nov. 17, 10 to 11 a.m., Trudy Resnick Farber building, 50 Center St., Ellenville.
Nov. 18, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Esopus Town Hall, 284 Broadway, Port Ewen.
Nov. 21, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Wallkill Fire Department, 18 Park Ave., Wallkill.
Nov. 28, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Shandaken Town Hall, 7209 state Route 28, Shandaken.
If you need more info, you can call the Ulster County Department of Health flu hotline at (845) 340-3093.
In Dutchess County, the Department of Behavioral and Community Health clinic will also offer flu shots for people without insurance, by appointment only on Mondays at their location on 29 North Hamilton St. in Poughkeepsie. If you would like to schedule an appointment, call (845) 486-3535.
In Orange County, 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. For more information call (845) 291-4300.
In Sullivan County, the Sullivan County Public Health Services at 50 Community Lane in Liberty is running one immunization clinic the first Wednesday of every month from 5pm to 7pm. For more information call (845) 292-5910.
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