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Flu Clinic Open at Muncy Valley Hospital

By Staff | Oct 5, 2010

MUNCY, PA According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu sends about 114,000 Americans to the hospital each year. CDC urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others from influenza (the flu): 1) Take time to get a flu vaccine. 2) Take everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs. 3) Take flu antiviral drugs if your doctor prescribes them.

The flu is a serious contagious disease and getting vaccinated is your best insurance to avoid contracting the flu. In an effort to get community members vaccinated, Muncy Valley Hospital will hold a flu clinic on:

Tuesday, October 5 from 8 am 12 pm

Wednesday, October 6 from 12 pm 4 pm

Tuesday, October 26 from 8 am 12 pm

The cost is $30.00 and you don’t have to make an appointment. For more information, call (570) 546-4021.

Susquehanna Health is a three-hospital integrated health system including Divine Providence Hospital, Muncy Valley Hospital and the Williamsport Regional Medical Center located in north central Pennsylvania. Serving patients from an 11-county region, Susquehanna Health is a health care leader and has been recognized at the national and state levels for quality of care, including the Data Advantage Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation for Healthcare Value and the Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Blue Distinctions designation for cardiac care, spine surgery and hip and knee replacement. Susquehanna Health offers a wide array of services that include cancer treatment, heart and vascular care/heart surgery, neurosciences including neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, OB/GYN, gastrointestinal services, behavioral health, physical rehabilitation, home care, long term care, assisted living, and paramedic/ambulance services.