Convenient options for immunizations before the peak of the 2023-2024 Flu Season
Town Supervisor Ciaran Hanna today released the 2023 Perinton Flu Shot Clinic schedule in collaboration with program partner Wellness Programs with Value (WPV). The Flu Clinic will be located at the Perinton Community Center, 1350 Turk Hill Road, Fairport, NY 14450.
“Staying up-to-date on vaccinations is one of the most important steps anyone can take to protect their health and the health of their family,” said Hanna. “I hope our residents, especially those at high risk, will take advantage of the Perinton Flu Clinic and be well-prepared for the upcoming flu season. Thank you to our partner, Wellness Programs with Value, for administering this vital service to our residents.”
The Perinton Flu Clinic is open to the public, and walk-ins are welcome. Those seeking a shot must be 18 or older and need to bring photo ID and proof of insurance. Several vaccine options will be available, including Quadrivalent and Senior High Dose Quadrivalent vaccines. Both vaccines are preservative free. Most major health insurance plans are accepted. If you would like to pay out of pocket for a vaccine, the cost is $75, payable by cash or check at the time of service. Note, WPV is not a provider for Medicaid, TRICARE or NYS Empire Plan.
According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), peak influenza activity usually occurs from December through March, and seasonal influenza is associated with large numbers of hospitalizations. The CDC recommends everyone six months and older get a flu vaccine with rare exceptions for the 2023-2024 season. For more information visit, www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/acip/summary/summary-recommendations.htm
The Perinton Flu Shot Clinic is the result of a public-private partnership between the Town of Perinton and Wellness Programs with Value (WPV). WPV provides end-to-end corporate health, wellness, safety & disease prevention services through a variety of services including: biometric screenings, health coaching, education, organizational assessments, flu immunization clinics & drug & background screenings. For more information, visit www.wpvinc.com/.