Archive for Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Vaccines still available at JoCo H1N1 clinic

November 24, 2009

The Johnson County Health Department has plenty of H1N1 vaccines left at today's H1N1 clinic.

The clinic will continue until 6 p.m., unless the vaccines run out.

The clinic is at the Johnson County Health Department at 11875 S. Sunset Drive in Olathe.

The vaccines are being administered free of charge for the following priority groups:

•   Pregnant women

•   Persons who live with or provide regular care for infants less than six months of age (parents, siblings, daycare providers, etc.)

•   Healthcare and emergency services personnel

•   Persons six months through 24 years of age

•   Persons 25 through 64 who have medical conditions that put them at higher risk for influenza-related complications

People two years old through 49 years of age, who are not pregnant, will receive the nasal spray vaccine.

Pregnant women, children six months to 23 months of age, and individuals aged 50 to 64 years old will receive the injectable vaccine.

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