Archive for Thursday, December 24, 2009

More H1N1 clinics announced

December 24, 2009

The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will make the H1N1 vaccine available during a clinic from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 6 at Eudora Middle School, 2635 Church St.

The clinic is for any member of the public who wants protection from the virus. As part of the federal vaccination program, the H1N1 immunization will available at o charge and no appointment is necessary.

The health department encourages children younger than 10, who have received their first dose of the H1N1 vaccine, to receive their second booster immunization at the upcoming clinics. A period of one month must have passed between the child’s first and second doses.

To help expedite the process, clients are encouraged to download a consent form at www.ldchealth.org, fill it out and take it to the clinic. A second consent form must be filled out for children receiving their second dose.

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