The Flu: A Guide for Parents

La influenza: Una guía para los padres

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American Lung Association, American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association launch shared message in support of flu vaccination

What’s NEW 2019-2020?

Get your flu vaccine by scheduling an appointment with your regular medical provider or at your local pharmacy.  Find locations offering flu vaccines through HealthMap Vaccine Finder.

Essex County Health Department Clinics

Make an appointment by calling 518-873-3500 to get the flu vaccine during our regular clinics hours:

Mondays 8:30 AM-12:30 PM     AND     Thursdays 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Read in advance:

We also offer pneumonia vaccine at these clinics.

Fees & Billing 2019-2020

  • Flu Shot – $52
  • High Dose Flu Shot – $ 82
  • Pneumonia 23 Shot – $128
  • Pneumonia-13 Shot – $215

We can only bill: Medicaid, Medicare Part B, Child Health Plus, Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield or Fidelis Managed Care. You must present cards at visit to receive vaccine at no charge.  If you are not covered by these health insurances we will provide you a receipt for service that you may submit to your insurance company to seek reimbursement. This Department charges an at-cost rate plus administration fee. Our fees are adjusted down using a sliding fee scale based on household income.
Please call our office at 873-3500 if you have questions about these immunizations or payment.

Essex County Government Employees

A clinic for Essex County Government employees will be held on October 23, 2019 from 12 noon-4 pm at the Supervisors chambers in Elizabethtown.  Employees may pre-register for that clinic using the link below.

Essex County Government Employees Clinic

Did you know?

How Flu Vaccines are made (CDC)

How Safe is the Flu Vaccine? (CDC)