The seasonal flu vaccine is being offered to anyone 3 years
and older who wants to protect themselves from the seasonal flu.
People who should get a seasonal flu
vaccination each year:
Children from age 6
months up to their 19th birthday.
People 50 years of
age and older.
People of any age
with certain chronic medical conditions.
People who live in
nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.
People who live
with or care for those at high risk for complications from flu,
of people at high risk for complications from the flu.
Household contacts and caregivers of
children less than 5 years of age, with particular emphasis on
vaccinating contacts of children less than 6 months of age
(these children are at higher risk of flu-related
The 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine continues to be available only
Pregnant women with
a doctor's order.
People who live
with or care for children younger than 6 months of age.
Health care and
emergency medical services personnel with direct patient
Children 6 months
through 24 years of age.
Individuals 25 through 64 years old
with an underlying health condition, excluding hypertension.
The seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccine may be obtained during walk-in
clinic hours Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Both the
seasonal and H1N1 vaccines will also be available on the HOPE Mobile
during its regularly scheduled stops.
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To help reduce the spread of influenza, remember the three "C's":
hands frequently with warm soap and water or an alcohol-based
cough or sneeze with a tissue or use your elbow, not your hands.
CONTAIN your germs by staying home
when sick until your fever is gone without the use of
For more information, visit
www.flu.gov and www.lcdph.org
or call the Logan County Department of Public Health at
[Text from file received from
Logan County Department
of Public Health]
The weekly "flu facts" are sponsored by
the Logan County Department of Public Health and the Pandemic
Influenza Community Coalition.