FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Justin Meyers
October 10, 2007 (516) 869-7794
TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD SPONSORS FLU AND PNEUMONIA VACCINE PROGRAM ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30TH
(Manhasset, NY October) – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman announced today that the Town OF North Hempstead is once again making flu and pneumonia vaccination shots available on October 30, from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM at Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park.
“I’m pleased that our Town will once again make flu and pneumonia vaccination shots available as we enter the flu season,” Kaiman said. “The Town’s Department of Community Services has contracted with the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System to administer the shots and I encourage our residents to avail themselves of these preventive vaccines.”
In order to participate, residents should call (516) 869-7715 to register and schedule an appointment for the 30th.
Participants must be at least 21 years of age; there is no out-of-pocket fee for those with Medicare Part B (please bring your Medicare Card); and individuals who are over the age of 60 will be required to pay a fee of $25 for the flu vaccine and $30 for the pneumonia vaccine. ONLY cash or checks will be accepted.
“With winter just over the horizon and the onset of the flu season around the corner, I encourage residents to protect themselves from the flu and pneumonia by taking preventive vaccines,” Kaiman added.
Clinton G. Martin Park is located at the corner of Marcus Avenue and New Hyde Park Road in New Hyde Park.