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The YMCA of Greater Rochester and Wegmans Pharmacy to provide YMCA members with convenient way to receive flu shot by offering flu clinics at select Y branches

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The YMCA of Greater Rochester has partnered with Wegmans Pharmacy to provide YMCA members with a convenient way for adults (ages 18 and up) to receive flu shots by offering flu clinics at select Y branches throughout the community. Members do not need a prescription or appointment. The cost is covered by most major insurance companies.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccine as an important step against infection. The CDC believes the flu shot is one of the best ways to protect families throughout the flu season.

Flu Clinics Schedule at the YMCA:

Maplewood YMCA, 25 Driving Park Ave., Rochester, NY 14613

  • Wednesday, Sept. 17: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 11: 8 a.m. to noon
  • Monday, Oct. 27: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Northwest Family YMCA, 730 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14612

  • Thursday, Oct. 2: 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 3: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Southwest Family YMCA, 597 Thurston Road, Rochester, NY 14619

  • Monday, Nov. 3: 8 a.m. to noon
  • Wednesday, Dec. 10: 8 a.m. to noon

Eastside Family YMCA, 1835 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road, Penfield, NY 14526

  • Monday, Sept. 22: 7 to 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 1: 7 to 11 a.m.

Westside Family YMCA, 920 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, NY 14624

  • Monday, Sept. 15: 8 a.m. to noon
  • Saturday, Oct. 4: 9 a.m. to noon
  • Thursday, Nov. 6: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Carlson MetroCenter YMCA, 444 East Main St., Rochester NY 14604

  • Tuesday, Oct. 7: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 1: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Monroe Family YMCA: 797 Monroe Ave., Rochester NY 14607

  • Wednesday, Sept. 3: 9 a.m. to noon
  • Wednesday, Nov. 12: 9 a.m. to noon

For more information on the flu clinics at the YMCA of Greater Rochester, visit


About YMCA of Greater Rochester
The YMCA of Greater Rochester is one of the area’s leading nonprofits, committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility for 160 years. As a dedicated association of staff, volunteers, donors, partners, and allies, the Y is steadfast in its mission to build healthy, confident, connected, and secure children, adults, families, and communities throughout the greater Rochester area. The YMCA of Greater Rochester serves more than 128,000 men, women, and children annually regardless of age, income, or background through health and fitness memberships, wellness programs, child care services, camps, youth sports, and aquatics instruction. To find out more about how to join or support your local Y, visit

About Wegmans
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 84-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, founded in 1916, is recognized as an industry leader and innovator.  Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 17 consecutive years. In 2014, Wegmans ranked #12 on the list.

Contact Information:  
Ryann Bouchard, Dixon Schwabl on behalf of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, 585-899-3243
Jo Natale, Wegmans’ director of media relations, 585-429-3627

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