Seasonal Flu Clinics-2016

Flu Clinic Schedule (see below and the attached document at the bottom)

Released September 12, 2016

Flu vaccine is the best protection we have from the flu and its complications.  Flu vaccine also helps prevent spreading flu from person to person.

The Columbia County Department of Health has received the seasonal flu vaccine and has scheduled community clinics for any Columbia County resident 19 years old and up who would like a flu shot.


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

10:30 am – 12:00 noon

Philmont Nutrition Site

93 Main Street, Philmont


Tuesday, October 11, 2016

10:30-11:30 am

Livingston Nutrition Site

447 Church Road, Livingston


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

10:30am-12 noon

Hudson Nutrition Site

51 North 5th Street, Hudson


Thursday, October 13, 2016

9:30-11:30 am

roe Jan Library

Route 22, Hillsdale


Saturday, October 15, 2016

Golden Gathering (For Seniors Only)

9:30 am-12:30 pm

Columbia-Greene Community College

4400 Route 23, Hudson, NY


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

10-11:15 am

Greenport Nutrition Site/Community Building

Town Hall Drive, Hudson


Wednesday, October 19, 2016

10:30 am-12:00 noon

Canaan Nutrition Site

1647 County Route 5, Canaan


Wednesday, October 19, 2016

1:45-2:45pm

New Lebanon Town Hall

Route 22, New Lebanon


Thursday, October 20, 2016

10:30 am-12:00 noon

Copake Nutrition Site/Town Hall

Mountain View Road, Copake


Tuesday, October 25, 2016

10:00-11:00 am

Ghent Town Hall

Route 66, Ghent


Thursday, November 3, 2016

11:00 am-12:00 noon 

Germantown Town Hall

50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown


The Health Department will accept the following insurance plans as long as they are the primary and not supplemental plans: 

  •           Blue Shield
  •           CDPHP
  •           Fidelis
  •           Medicare Part B
  •           MVP
  •           Other Senior Plans may be billed including some Blue Cross blue Shield Plans.  It is recommended that you call the Health Department before attending the clinic for verification that your insurance will cover the cost.

Individuals must bring their cards to the clinics for verification.

All other are expected to pay a fee between $ 41.00 and  $43.00 for the flu vaccine.  Cash or checks accepted.  No debit or credit cards.

Children aged 6 months to 18 years of age will be offered the flu vaccine by appointment at the regularly scheduled Immunization clinic every Tuesday from 1:00 pm-3:30 pm at the Columbia County Health Department located at 325 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY on the 1st floor.  An evening Immunization clinic is also available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.  Both clinics are by appointment only.

This year the Pneumonia vaccine will ONLY be available at the regularly scheduled immunization clinics at the Columbia County Department of Health.  Please call to make an appointment.  There are now two Pneumonia Vaccines available to individuals age 65 and older Pneumovax 23 and Prevnar 13.  The criteria to determine which vaccine an individual may need is complex.  In order to give each individual adequate attention, all pneumonia vaccines will only be available at the regularly scheduled Immunization clinics at the Columbia County Department of Health, 325 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY 12534.

Talk to your doctor before getting the flu shot if you ever had a serious allergic reaction to eggs or to a previous flu shot, or have a history of Guillian-Barre Syndrome.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Health Department at (518) 828-3358.  A clinic schedule can also be found on the Columbia County Health Department website at www.columbiacountyny.com.  Just click on the Health button.

Photo from the CDC Public Health Image Library

Contact Us: (518) 828-3358, extension 1300 or 
Influenza Information Line: 
(518) 828-3358; press option #7
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Stacey Colloton,
Sep 13, 2016, 10:06 AM