Published on September 14, 2015

Mary Greeley Home Health Services Offers Seasonal Flu Clinics

AMES, IA – Mary Greeley Home Health Services is now offering seasonal flu clinics. Flu and pneumonia vaccinations will be offered to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. The cost is $25 for the flu vaccine injection, $35 for the FluMist® intranasal flu vaccine (persons ages 2-49), $50 for a high-dose vaccine (seniors 65 years of age and older) and $100 for the pneumonia vaccine. Home Health Services accepts cash, checks and Medicare Part B. You must present your Medicare card at the time of service. No appointment is necessary. If you have questions, call the Flu Hotline at 515-233-7577.
MGMC Home Health Services is also offering the following public flu clinics:

Ames:

  • MGMC Home Health Services Office
    1114 Duff Ave.
    Mondays & Wednesdays 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Keystone
    3115 Roy Key Ave.
    Thursday, October 22:  1 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Stonehaven Apartments
    421 Stonehaven Drive
    Tuesday, October 27:  10 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Heartland Senior Services
    205 South Walnut Street
    Monday, October 19:  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Regency Apartments
    3001 Regency Court
    Tuesday, October 6:  10 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Windsor Oaks Apartments
    1100 Adams St.
    Wednesday, October 21:  10 – 11:30 a.m.
  • North Grand Mall
    2801 Grand Ave.
    Tuesday, November 3:  7:30 – 9 a.m.

Collins:

  • Collins Senior Center
    Tuesday, October 20:  9 – 10 a.m.

Colo:

  • Colo Community Center
    309 Main Street
    Tuesday, October 20:  10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

Huxley:

  • Nord-Kalsem Community Center
    170 West 5th Street
    Thursday, October 1:  1 – 2:30 p.m.  
  • Ballard Creek Assisted Living
    908 North Highway 69
    Wednesday, October 7:  9 – 11 a.m.

Nevada:

  • Meadows Apartments
    402 5th Street
    Tuesday, October 20:  1 – 3 p.m.

Flu Vaccine Information

  • Flu Vaccines: Should I Get a Flu Vaccine? Decision Point Guides you through the decision to get a flu vaccine. Provides info on the flu shot and nasal spray vaccine. Explains who should and should not get a flu vaccine. Covers benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  • Flu Vaccine Myths Many people choose not to have the influenza vaccine because of myths they believe about the disease or the vaccine.
  • influenza virus vaccine (nasal) Medication Influenza virus (commonly known as "the flu") is a serious disease caused by a virus. Influenza virus can spread from one person to another through small droplets of saliva that are expelled into the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The virus can also be passed through contact with objects the infected...
  • influenza virus vaccine (injection) Medication Influenza virus (commonly known as "the flu") is a serious disease caused by a virus. Influenza virus can spread from one person to another through small droplets of saliva that are expelled into the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The virus can also be passed through contact with objects the infected...
  • Influenza (Seasonal Flu) Discusses symptoms of the flu, which is caused by the influenza virus. Covers how it's spread and when people who have the flu are contagious. Discusses prevention, including getting the influenza vaccine (flu shot or nasal spray). Offers home treatment tips.

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