• 2017-2018 Flu Vaccine Clinics

    October 12, 2017

    It's time to get your flu shot! The 2017-2018 flu vaccine is now available to our patients. Find a location near you.

    When & Where:

    Bassett Medical Center Cooperstown

     Wednesday, Oct. 25 – 8:30 a.m. to noon 

     Wednesday, Nov. 8 – 8:30 a.m. to noon 

     Wednesday, Nov. 29 – 8:30 a.m. to noon

     Wednesday, Dec. 13 – 8:30 a.m. to noon

    Hamilton Health Center

    Wednesday, Oct. 11 – 8:00 a.m. to noon, 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 13 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 26 – 8:00 a.m. to noon

    Oneonta Health Center (Adult and Pediatric)

    Saturday, Oct. 14 – 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    West Winfield Health Center

    Thursday, Oct. 19 – 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Clinton Health Center

    Monday, Oct. 23 – 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Oneida Health Center

    Friday, Oct. 20 – 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Who: Clinics are for established Bassett patients age 18 and older. Pediatric vaccines available only at Oneonta Health Center.

    Details: Appointments not necessary, Contact your health center for more information on appointments. If you have insurance, please bring your insurance card with you. For self-pay, the cost of the vaccination is $30. The pneumonia vaccine and the intra-dermal flu vaccine will not be offered at these clinics.

    Contact: Call Bassett Medical Center’s flu information line at 607-547-7973, or 1-800-BASSETT 

    People in the following groups are at highest risk for flu complications:

    • people with serious long-term health problems (lung disease, heart disease, diabetes, asthma, kidney disease and blood disorders);
    • people with immune system weakness (cancer treatment, long-term steroid therapy, HIV/AIDS and other immune diseases); and
    • people 50 years of age and older.

    Please check the CDC or NYS Department of Health websites for other high-risk categories and more flu information. 

    For more information, please call Bassett Medical Center’s flu information line at 607-547-7973 or call 1-800-BASSETT. You can help fight the flu by washing your hands frequently, covering your mouth and nose when you cough, and staying home from work or school if you have symptoms of a cold or the flu.