Health Department to Continue School Located Vaccination Clinics this Week

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BINGHAMTON, NY – The Broome County Health Department has received 3,500 doses of H1N1 flu vaccine and will be holding vaccination clinics in the Susquehanna Valley and Windsor School Districts later this week. The school districts were scheduled based on random selection, vaccine supply, parental notification/consent, and the size of the district.

The vaccine is available at no charge. Written consent from a parent or guardian will be required for anyone under 18 years of age.
 
Children aged ten years and older require one dose of the vaccine. Two doses, spaced four weeks apart, are recommended for children nine and younger. Follow-up clinics for younger children will be scheduled.
 
Upcoming Clinic Dates:
 
Susquehanna Valley School District
 
Richard T. Stank Middle School
1040 Conklin Road
Conklin, NY 13748
Thursday, November 12, 2009, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
This clinic is open to those who are in the Centers for Disease Control target population for vaccination.
 
Windsor Central School District – (closed to the general public)
 
Windsor High School
Thursday, November 12, 2009, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
 
Windsor Middle School & Alice Freeman Palmer Elementary
Thursday, November 12, 2009, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
 
Floyd Bell Elementary
Friday, November 13, 2009, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
 
C. R. Weeks Elementary
Friday, November 13, 2009, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
 
For more information about the H1N1 virus or for information about H1N1 flu vaccine availability visit the Broome County Health Department’s website at www.gobroomecounty.com/hd/flu or call their information line at 607.778.3331. Keep up-to-date on Twitter by sending a text message to 40404 with the message "follow bchdh1n1info" (without the quotation marks).
 
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11/10/2009 - 2:15pm