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St. Louis County Public Health Confirms Duluth Area H1N1 Flu Clinics

Categories: 2009 Press Releases | Author: Rani Douville | Posted: 11/20/2009 | Views: 16563

 

 

PRESS RELEASE
 
November 20, 2009                             CONTACT:    Guy Peterson, Public Health Supervisor
                                                                                     Duluth, MN   218-725-5267
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                             
 
St. Louis County Public Health Confirms Duluth Area H1N1 Flu Clinics
 
The St. Louis County Public Health & Human Services Department has confirmed an adequate supply of the H1N1 Influenza vaccine has been secured to conduct Flu Clinics in the Duluth area on the last Saturday and Monday of November. Public Health Nurses will hold H1N1 Influenza vaccination clinics for children aged 6 months through 9 years old on Saturday, November 28 and Monday November 30. There is no cost for this vaccination. If children have already experienced influenza-like illness, unless it was laboratory confirmed as H1N1, vaccination is still recommended. The majority of available vaccine is Flu Mist, which is recommended for people between age 2 and 49 years old with no underlying health conditions. There will be a very small amount of injectable vaccine available. Clinics will remain open during the below listed times or until all vaccine has been given in the following communities:
 
Duluth:        Saturday, November 28
                     First United Methodist Church
                     (Copper Top)
                     230 E. Skyline Parkway, Duluth
                     10:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Duluth:        Monday, November 30
                     Hermantown Public Safety Building
                     5111 Maple Grove Rd., Hermantown
                     2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Hibbing:       Saturday, November 21
                     Hibbing Memorial Building
                     400 E. 23rd St., Hibbing
                     10:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Virginia:       Sunday, November 22
                     Miners Memorial Building
                     821 S. 9th Ave., Virginia
                     1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Ely:              Monday, November 23
                     Vermilion Community College
                     1900 E. Camp St., Ely
                     3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Cook:           Tuesday, November 24
                     Cook High School
                     302 E. Vermilion Blvd., Cook
                     3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Future clinics will depend upon receipt of additional vaccine and the targeted priority groups that can be served. For further questions, contact your local Public Health Office: 

Duluth:   218-725-5210                                    Hibbing:      218-262-6000
Ely:        218-365-8220                                    Virginia:      218-749-0600
 
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