Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Flu Shots This Thursday

Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) will administer flu shots from 2-3pm on Thursday, September 15th on the first floor of the Library in the Lora Hussey room. No reservations necessary. The cost of vaccinations is as follows:

$35 - Flu Vaccination (3 years & up)
$30 - 1/2 Dose Flu Vaccination (6-35 months)
$40 - Thimerosal-Free Flu vaccine 6 months and older
$40 - FluMist (Healthy Individuals 2-49 years/Thimerosal-Free)
$70 - Pneumonia Vaccination (9 years and up)

Acceptable forms of payment are as follows:
• Cash
• Check
• Medicare Part B & Medicare Advantage plans (MAP). The appropriate card must be presented at the time of service to receive the flu and/or pneumonia vaccination(s). VNS will submit claims to the carriers. If your card is not presented, payment will be due when services are rendered. If the claim is denied, then you are responsible for payment.

Stay healthy this winter, and remember, washing your hands is one of the best ways to prevent infection and illness. Check out these tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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