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Garrett County Health Department’s Seasonal Flu Clinics Schedule Announced

Sep 21, 2017 | Press Releases

The Garrett County Health Department will offer seasonal flu and pneumonia immunizations in October and November. The vaccines will be available at walk-in clinics at two Health Department sites (1025 Memorial Drive, Oakland, and 28 Hershberger Lane Grantsville) and at the Senior Centers listed below.

“Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu,” said Bob Stephens, Garrett County Health Officer. “Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations.”

The walk-in clinics schedule is as follows:

  • GCHD (Oakland), Thursday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Friendsville Senior Center, Oct. 18, (Wednesday), 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • GCHD (Grantsville), Oct. 20, (Friday), 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Kitzmiller Senior Center, Oct. 25, (Wednesday), 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • GCHD (Oakland), Oct. 27, (Friday), 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Swanton Senior Center, Oct. 30 2017 (Monday), 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Bloomington Fire Hall, Oct. 30, (Monday), 3 – 6 p.m.
  • GCHD (Oakland), Nov. 9, (Thursday), 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • GCHD (Grantsville), Nov. 17, (Friday), 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Insurance providers, including Medicare Part B, will be billed as appropriate.  Insurance cards should be brought to the clinic.  There will be no out-of-pocket costs the flu shot for anyone, regardless of insurance status. Pneumonia vaccine will also be available at these clinics for insured patients.

Flu Mist® nasal spray flu vaccine will not be offered at these clinics because CDC has recommended against its use this year.

For questions about flu vaccine, contact your doctor, or call the health department at 301-334-7770 or
301 895-3111. Visit garretthealth.org/influenza for more information about the flu vaccine clinics at or call the Flu Information Hotline at 301-334-7697 or 301 895-3113.

9/20/17

2017 Garrett County Flu Clinics
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Flu Clinic Banner 2017 Community Vaccination Schedule:
We will bill Medicare Part B and private insurance companies. Be sure to bring your Medicare card and/or insurance card so we can bill your insurance carrier. There will be NO out-of-pocket costs for influenza vaccine.

Where When Time
Garrett County Health Department (Oakland) October 12, 2017 (Thursday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friendsville Senior Center October 18, 2017 (Wednesday) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Grantsville) October 20, 2017 (Friday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Kitzmiller Senior Center October 25, 2017 (Wednesday) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Oakland) October 27, 2017 (Friday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Swanton Senior Center October 30 2017 (Monday) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bloomington Fire Hall October 30, 2017 (Monday) 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Oakland) November 9, 2017 (Thursday) 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Garrett County Health Department (Grantsville)  November 17, 2017 (Friday) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Pneumonia vaccines will be available at these clinics for only those with Medicare Part B. Other persons who want pneumonia vaccine should call 301 334-7770 or 301 895-5355 to schedule an appointment at the health department.

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