Broome County Health Department Announces H1N1 Response Activities for Week of November 30, 2009

H1N1Info

BINGHAMTON, NYThe Broome County Health Department will be holding six H1N1 flu clinics during the week of November 30, 2009. The vaccine is available at no charge. Written consent from a parent or guardian will be required for anyone under 18 years of age.

Upcoming Clinic Dates:
  
Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (closed to general public)
Maine Endwell Middle & Senior High Schools
 
Thursday, December 3, 2009, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (closed to general public)
Homer Brink & Maine Memorial Elementary Schools
 
Thursday, December 3, 2009, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (open to people who are part of the groups recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to receive the H1N1 vaccine)

Chenango Valley Middle School
221 Chenango Bridge Road
Binghamton, NY 13901
 
Saturday, December 5, 2009, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (open to people who are part of the groups recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to receive the H1N1 vaccine)
 
Broome County Health Department
225 Front Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
 
CDC target groups for H1N1 vaccination include: 
  • Pregnant women
  • People who live with or care for infants younger than 6 months of age
  • Health care and emergency medical services personnel
  • Anyone 6 months through 24 years of age
  • Anyone from 25 through 64 years of age with certain chronic medical conditions or a weakened immune system 
The Broome County Health Department will be closed from Wednesday, November 25, 2009, at 3:00 p.m. until Monday, November 30, 2009, at 8:00 a.m. During our holiday shutdown the H1N1 hotline will not be available to take phone calls. Questions, concerns or requests for information can be e-mailed to flu@co.broome.ny.us.
 
For more information about H1N1 clinics, call the Broome County Health Department’s information line at 607.778.3331 or visit their website at www.gobroomecounty.com/hd/flu. Keep up-to-date on Twitter by sending a text message to 40404 with the message "follow bchdh1n1info" (without the quotation marks).
 

 

11/23/2009 - 6:13pm