Decades of research show that vaccines prevent disease. An overwhelming number of studies also show that they are safe and effective. But in recent years, some people have become concerned that vaccines are more dangerous than the diseases they prevent. An aggressive anti-vaccine movement is fueling their fears. Unfortunately, this has led some to delay or avoid vaccination.
It’s also one reason we are seeing the return of so many preventable diseases – like measles, mumps and whooping cough.
As a local health department we must:
Flu Vaccine Information Statement
Statement on Legislation Removing Non-Medical Exemption from School Vaccination Requirements
School Vaccination Requirements – NYSDOH Site Including Frequently Asked Questions
2022-2023 NYS Immunization Requirements for School Attendance Printable
Call for appointments 518-873-3500.
Please visit our COVID-19 Vax page for the most up to date information
We can bill Medicaid, Medicare Part B, Child Health Plus, Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield or Fidelis Managed Care. Present your card at your appointment to receive services at no charge. If you are not covered by these health insurances we will provide you a receipt for service that you may submit to your insurance company to seek reimbursement.
This Department charges an at-cost rate plus administration fee —our rate/fees are adjusted down using a sliding fee scale based on household income.
We can now accept payment with GovPayNet – so you can swipe your debit or credit card here at our office or pay online.
Before you pay with GovPayNet we advise you to read the 2017 GovPayNet Fee Schedule and 2017 GovPayNet Terms of Service.
Please call our office at 518-873-3500 if you have questions about immunizations, fees or payment.
Current immunization recommendations
Top 20 Questions and Answers About Immunizations
We also field calls about vaccines and cancer prevention – such as the HPV vaccine.
Mountain Medical Urgent Care Services call 518-523-7575 or 518-897-1000
Plattsburgh Industrial Med. Testing call 518-562-2009
St. Lawrence County Department of Health Department call 315-386-2325
Warren County Public Health call 518-761-6580
In Vermont, UVM Travel Clinic call 802-847-1045