Clinic hours will be
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. and
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. at 109 Third
St. These special clinic hours are expected to end on Nov. 6. This
vaccine will also be available on the HOPE Mobile during its
regularly scheduled stops.
Currently the health department is offering the novel H1N1
vaccine to the following priority group only. The priority group
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
Those eligible may obtain this vaccine free of charge without an
appointment during the clinic hours.
"Certain people are at higher risk of complications due to the
novel H1N1 flu, and others work with populations at risk of
complications, and we continue to ask you to allow these people to
receive their novel H1N1 flu vaccine first," said Mark Hilliard,
administrator of the health department.
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"As more vaccine becomes available, we will expand the eligibility
and anticipate we will be able to vaccinate everyone who wants to
be," Hilliard said.
To stay healthy and limit the spread of flu, remember the three
CLEAN -- Wash your
COVER -- Cover
your cough and sneeze.
CONTAIN -- Contain your germs. Stay
home if you are sick.
[Text from file received from
Logan County Department
of Public Health]