From the Harford County Health Department:
Bel Air, MD – December 8, 2009 – The Harford County Health Department will be conducting an H1N1 influenza vaccination clinic for all H1N1 flu vaccine target groups on Friday, December11, 2009 at their Woodbridge Station operations center located at 1321 Woodbridge Station Way in Edgewood, Maryland. The vaccination clinic will be available at no cost, but by appointment only, between the hours of 8:30am through 4:30pm.
The National Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, a panel composed of medical and public health experts, includes the following groups in those prioritized to receive the H1N1 vaccine:
o Pregnant women
o Parents, household contacts and caregivers for children younger than 6 months of age
o Healthcare and emergency medical services personnel
o All persons 6 months through 24 years of age
o Persons 25 through 64 years of age who have health conditions associated with higher risk of medical complications from influenza
The Health Department also has announced that the H1N1 flu vaccination clinic scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, December 9, 2009 originally designated to vaccinate pregnant women as well as parents, household contacts and caregivers for children younger than 6 months of age, has been opened up to accommodate all H1N1 flu vaccine target groups. This vaccination clinic remains available by appointment only from 1:30pm until 6:30pm.
Members of the public wishing to obtain appointments to receive the H1N1 injectable vaccine at either clinic can do so by calling 410-877-1050. Persons with appointments are instructed not to arrive more than ten minutes prior to their scheduled appointment time.
For additional information, visit the Harford County Health Department website at www.harfordcountyhealth.com or call 410-612-1781