County Offers Mass H1N1 Vaccinations

By R. Stickney
|  Thursday, Jan 7, 2010  |  Updated 8:01 AM PDT
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County Offers Mass H1N1 Vaccinations

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The County Health and Human Services Agency is offering free H1N1 vaccination events for county residents.The vaccine, once offered only to protected groups, is now available to everyone, regardless of age.

The first mass vaccinatoin event is scheduled for Friday 2 to 8 p.m. at Qualcomm Stadium.

Individuals should contact their health care provider to schedule an appointment to receive the vaccine, according to the county's informational web site. If your health care provider does not have H1N1 vaccine and has not ordered it, clinics will be held in the following days:

Saturday, Jan. 9
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
East Valley Community Center
2245 East Valley Parkway, Escondido, 92027

Friday, Jan. 15
3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Ronald Reagan Community Center
195 East Douglas Avenue, El Cajon, 92020

Saturday, Jan. 16
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Kimball Senior Center
121 D Avenue, National City, 91950

Saturday, Jan. 16
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Westfield Plaza Camino Real
2525 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, 92008

The H1N1 vaccine is given to you in either a nasal spray or a shot. In general, nasal spray is not given to people with certain ongoing medical problems. 

Check the county's H1N1 Flu Vaccine information page for updates.

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