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January 15, 2013

Health Notes: Jan. 15, 2013

Flu-vaccine clinics set in Morrisonville

MORRISONVILLE — The Community Link Mobile Health Unit, which serves Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties, offers flu vaccines twice-weekly through January at the Schuyler Falls Town Hall on Mason Road in Morrisonville.

For adults only, the sessions are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Thursday, then Jan. 23, 24, 30 and 31.

Medicare and most insurances are accepted; the cost is $20 for those without insurance.

For information, call 563-3210.

Health Department holding flu clinic

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Health Department will be providing an “appointment only” flu clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, on the second floor of the Old Courthouse at 133 Margaret St.

The vaccine costs $30 unless covered by your insurance. Call 565-4848 for an appointment and to determine the cost for the vaccination. 

Flu mist is no longer available at the Clinton County Health Department, but all other flu vaccine is still in ready supply for all age groups.

For more information on the flu, visit www.clintonhealth.org.

AMC taking precautions against flu

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health is taking precautions to protect infants from the recent local increase in flu and flu-like illnesses by restricting visitors to the Stafford New Life birthing center at Adirondack Medical Center.

Infants are among the highest at-risk group for complications from the flu. For the protection of the infant, only the father or significant other and grandparents are being allowed to visit the birthing center. If those members of the family are experiencing any signs of illness, they are being asked to refrain from visiting the birthing center at this time.

There are no other visitor restrictions at AMC; however, individuals with a cough may be asked to wear a mask in certain areas of the hospital or in a doctor’s office.

For more information, call 891-4141.

Co-Dependents Anonymous to meet

PLATTSBURGH — Co-Dependents Anonymous will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday in Auditorium B at CVPH Medical Center.

The group is a 12-step fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is recovery from codependence and the development and maintenance of healthy relationships.

For questions, call Susan at 534-4816.

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