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St. Louis County Schedules Additional H1N1 Flu Vaccine Clinics

Categories: 2009 Press Releases | Author: Peggy Carlson | Posted: 12/7/2009 | Views: 16641

 

PRESS RELEASE

December 4, 2009                                    Contact:  Local Public Health & Human Services Office
                                                                          Virginia:  749-0600; Hibbing:  262-6000; Ely: 365-8220
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

                     St. Louis County Schedules Additional H1N1 Flu Vaccine Clinics

St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services will hold H1N1 Influenza vaccination clinics at the following sites:

Virginia:  Sunday, December 13, 2009          Hibbing: Monday, December 14, 2009
             Miners Memorial Building                          Hibbing Memorial Building
             821 South 9th Avenue, Virginia                  400 E 23rd St, Hibbing
             1:00 pm – 5:00 pm                                 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Ely:     Tuesday, December 22, 2009
         JFK School Cafeteria
         118 S 4th Avenue East, Ely
         2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Vaccinations will be given to the following groups:
1.  Children and young adults 6 months through 24 years
2.  Adults 25 through 64 years who are at risk of complications because of an underlying medical or immune system condition, including conditions that may interfere with breathing, chronic lung disease, chronic cardiovascular disease (except high blood pressure,) chronic kidney disease, chronic liver disease, chronic metabolic or blood conditions (including diabetes), or a suppressed immune system
3.  Pregnant women
4.  Health care workers and emergency personnel
5.  People who live with or care for infants less than 6 months old

There is no cost for this vaccination.
 
Clinics will remain open during the above listed times or until all vaccine has been given. Individuals who have already experienced influenza-like illness should still be vaccinated unless H1N1 Influenza was laboratory confirmed.


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