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.

Health Connect Magazine

Health Connect Magazine

Each issue of Mary Greeley Medical Center’s Health Connect magazine is filled with compelling patient stories, the latest news on new patient care technology and programs, and helpful health information.

Subscribe

Upcoming Events

  • Sep
    28
    Wednesday
    12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
    Everyone has some understanding of sports injuries. This presentation will explain them further so that primary care providers can enhance their treatment.
  • Sep
    28
    Wednesday
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    This class provides the attendee with an explanation of services provided at MGMC Birthways and a walking tour of our facility and the Birthways Unit.
  • Sep
    29
    Thursday
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    This class is for siblings, age four and up, to prepare for the arrival of the new baby. (We recommend registering for this class one month before mom's due date.)
  • Oct
    1
    Saturday
    8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    An accelerated childbirth class. Topics include: labor, delivery, breathing and relaxation tecniques, medications, epidurals, and medical procedures.
  • Oct
    4
    Tuesday
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    How does the state of your personal spirit affect your body’s overall health and vice versa?
  • Oct
    4
    Tuesday
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Alzheimer's support group is a gathering of family, friends, and caregivers of individuals that suffer from Alzheimer's disease and other related forms of dementia.
  • Oct
    4
    Tuesday
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    This is a friendly group which meets the first Tuesday of every month, March through November, at 7 p.m. at the Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center.