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Preventive Service

Phone: 315-786-3720
Clinic Phone: 315-786-3730
Fax: 315-779-8607

Preventive health programs provide a broad range of services for county residents and visitors.

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic: By appointment Tuesdays, 12:30pm - 3:30pm.  Offering STD assessment, diagnosis and treatment.  Patient counseling and community education help control and prevent disease. The STD clinic tests for syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV, Hepatitis C and other diseases/infections.  For HIV, education, anonymous and confidential pre and post-test counseling, testing, follow-up and referral services are provided.  HIV counseling and testing is integrated with the STD assessment to ensure the provision of comprehensive health care for all patients.   All services are confidential. 
  • Immunization Clinic:  By appointment Wednesdays, 12:30pm - 3:30pm . Offering 18 infant, adolescent, and adult vaccines that are required and recommended. Appointments are now available. Call 315-786-3720 to schedule an appointment.

Immunization Clinic Fees:

   Some fees may apply.  Coverage will depend on your individual plan.   Individuals may be responsible for vaccination costs uncovered by health insurance.  Payment is expected at time of service. Administration fees charged cover the cost of staff time and supplies.

    Bring the insurance card you take to your doctor's to your appointment. 

    Accepted forms of payment at JCPHS: Cash, check made to "Jefferson County Treasurer", currently we can bill UMR, Martin's Point, Fidelis, United Health Care, Medicaid, MVP, and Medicare Part B.   An ATM machine is available in the JCPHS clinic area.

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    Flu shots are $45.  A sliding fee scale for adults does not apply for this vaccine.

    The cost for the pneumococcal 23 shot is $110.00 and  Prevnar 13 is $225.00.  These vaccines protect adults from the most frequent causes of pneumonia.

Our vaccine prices will be changing effective September 1, 2019 the prices will be as follows:

New Vaccine Prices Effective September 1, 2019:

Pediarix

$100.00

Menveo

$145.00

Dtap

$40.00

Mening B (Bexsero)

$210.00

Twinrix (Hep A/Hep B Combo)

$120.00

Prevnar 13

$275.00

Hep A Adult

$70.00

Pneumovax 23

$145.00

Hep A Peds

$65.00

Polio

$45.00

Hep B Adults

$75.00

PPD

$25.00

Hep B Peds

$65.00

Rabies Imovax

$380.00

HPV

$280.00

Td-Tenivac

$60.00

Flu 6-35 Months of age

$40.00

Td Tenivac- Preservative free

$50.00

Flu 3 years and older

$40.00

Tdap

$60.00

Flu High Dose

$75.00

Typhoid

$120.00

MMR

$110.00

Varicella (Chickenpox)

$180.00

Proquad- MMR/Varicella Combo

$270.00

Yellow Fever

$195.00

Menactra

$140.00

Shingrix

$200.00

Shots at other locations, events or special offerings may have alternate pricing available and will be advertised with the specific event or location. 

  • Travel Health Services (by appointment only): Services include the provision of health information and precautions, required and recommended  immunizations, and necessary medication prescriptions for each country visited.  A full range of travel health consultations and immunizations are tailored to an individual traveler's needs.   To see what vaccines the CDC recommends click here.
  • Communicable Disease Control (Providers: click HERE for NYS reporting requirements)  Looking for a fact sheet to learn more about a particular disease?  Click here.
  • Rabies Control: Encompasses exposure follow ups for humans and domestic animals through contact investigations, pre and post-exposure treatments, animal confinements and quarantines, laboratory specimen submissions, vaccination clinics for domestic animals, and community education.
  • Vector Control: Monitors insect related diseases such as West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease through a variety of functions such as species surveillance and public education.
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness: As an integral part of a comprehensive county response system, the Public Health Emergency Preparedness program's objective is to plan, prepare and respond to biological, chemical and radiological terrorism as well as any other threat to the public's health, natural or man-made.
  • Child Find Program: A state funded program that is connected to, and part of Early Intervention.  The goal is to improve the identification, location, referral to care and follow-up of infants and toddlers age 0-3 who may be at risk for physical and developmental disabilities and/or delays.  Click the section heading to download a brochure.  You may also visit the CDC Act Early website by clicking this link:
    http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/index.html.
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (LPPP): The LPPP reviews and follows-up on all lead level results for children 6 months to 6 years of age. Primary care providers are responsible for lead screening of children at 1 and 2 years of age. Public Health offers lead screening at Wednesday clinics by appointment.  Children found to have elevated lead levels receive case management including:  completion of risk assessment; education regarding source of lead exposure and risk measures; appropriate referrals to Child Find, Early Intervention, and when appropriate, New York State Department of Health for environmental follow-up; home visits; and notification of need for follow-up lead testing.
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN): A resource and referral to assist families in connecting them to resources in the community for children from birth to age 21. Coordinate diagnostic and treatment for medical to all children who are believed to have physically disabling conditions or serious chronic illnesses.