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Vaccination clinics in Allegany County


Information on upcoming polio and influenza clinics

Are You Up To Date? Polio Vaccine!

Belmont, N.Y. – New York State has recently seen an increase in Polio cases in people that are unvaccinated or those that have not completed the series. The Allegany County Department of Health can help to make sure you and your family are up-to-date on your Polio Vaccines. Help us keep Allegany County healthy! Polio is a serious and life-threatening disease. Polio is very contagious, and a person can spread the virus even if they are not sick or experiencing symptoms. The Poliovirus enters the body through the mouth, usually from hands contaminated with the stool of an infected person. Respiratory and oral-to-oral transmission through saliva may also occur.

Go to to read the article on Polio in New York State from August 2022 and to find links to Polio information from the New York State Department of Health Click here to view our upcoming immunization clinics: and contact our office at (585) 268-9250 to schedule your appointment or talk with your healthcare provider today about the importance of polio vaccines!

Remember to get your flu shot this year!

The Allegany County Department of Health is offering Flu vaccination clinics throughout Allegany County. Flu symptoms may include fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headache, and/or tiredness.

Please stay home if you are feeling ill until you are fever free or your symptoms have improved.
Follow this link: to register for upcoming Allegany County Department of Health Flu shot clinics.

Flu vaccines are also available through many local pharmacies or ask your healthcare provider about a flu vaccine today!

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 with any questions or for help making an appointment.

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