Flu shot clinic at TBH
Conservatives trim $50 billion Sandy aid bundle The Bellevue Hospital (TBH) is offering seasonal flu shots to the general public during an upcoming Flu Shot Clinic.
Seasonal flu shots will be available to those ages 18-years and older. Cost of each shot is $25. High dose vaccine for ages 65 and older is $48. The shots will be fully covered for those with Medicare Part B only. Those who are eligible must present their Medicare Part B card prior to receiving their flu shot. No Medicaid or private insurance will be accepted to cover the cost of seasonal flu shots. Cash, check or Medicare Part B only.
The schedule includes Wednesday, Jan. 23, 1 to 4 p.m., East Conference Room, The Bellevue Hospital, 1400 W. Main St.
The flu vaccine does not cause the flu and pregnant women should consult their doctor before receiving the seasonal flu shot. Also, anyone who is allergic to eggs should not receive the vaccine.
For additional information, phone the hospital at 4194834040. Dial or ask for Ext. 6610.