A free flu shot clinic is being offered at the offices of Senator David Carlucci at 95 South Middletown Road in Nanuet on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. The clinic, provided by Nyack Hospital, is available to individuals ages 19 and older during the hours of 4:00 to 7:00PM. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling 845-623-3627.
"With the flu season the most widespread we have seen in nearly a decade, now is the time for Rockland residents to take action, get vaccinated, and stay healthy in the winter months ahead," said Senator Carlucci. "A flu shot, provided free of charge, gives many the chance for may to avoid getting sick in the first place. I would like to thank Nyack Hospital for partnering with my office for this important event to serve all residents."
Nyack Hospital Vice President and Medical Director, Dr. Michael Rader commented, “The number of clinically documented cases of influenza are up sharply from last year. As we are only half way through the flu season, we encourage all individuals who have not yet received the flu vaccine to do so.”
About Nyack Hospital
Nyack Hospital is a 375-bed community acute care medical and surgical hospital located in Rockland County, NY. Founded in 1895, it is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System, an affiliate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and has partnered with Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine providing clinical rotations to third-year medical students. Its mission is to provide competent, innovative and accessible emergency and acute care services to the residents of Rockland County and surrounding areas. To learn more visit www.nyackhospital.org.