Flu clinic changes

Richmond County Health Department will hold another special clinic later this month to help vaccinate against the novel influenza A H1N1 virus.


The health department will administer vaccine from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 22 in its Administration section at 1916 North Leg Road, Building D. The East Central Health District recently relaxed restrictions on who can receive the H1N1 vaccine so that it is now offered to anyone age 6 months and older.

The health department also has some school-based H1N1 vaccine clinics this week. The vaccine will be administered from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today at Warren Road Elementary School, 311 Warren Road , and at Sue Reynolds Elementary School, 3840 Wrightsboro Road. A clinic was scheduled for Thursday at Tubman Learning Center , 2216 Bungalow Road.

Columbia County Health Department does a walk-in clinic for H1N1 vaccine on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Evans clinic, 616 Government Center Way. Shots are also available by appointment.

The hours have been shortened for a clinic Saturday at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center to administer the vaccine against the novel influenza A H1N1 virus.

The center announced this morning that the clinic at its Family Medicine Clinic will run from 8 .m. to noon. The clinic is located on the second floor of the center and will administer the shots on a walk-in basis only. The clinic is for active duty personnel and family members and Department of Defense retirees and family members.



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