Nov 4, 2009 6:36 PM by Bea Karnes

El Paso County H1N1 swine flu vaccine clinics

Four H1N1 swine flu vaccine clinics are planned by the El Paso County Health Department over the next week, for residents who are in high risk groups.

The vaccine will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Clinics are subject to cancellation if the supply runs out. The vaccine is free.

You may also be able to find the swine flu vaccine at your doctor's office or pharmacy. While the vaccine is free, you may be charged a handling fee or office visit fee.

The vaccine at the clinics will be restricted to:
• Pregnant women
• Parents/caretakers for children younger than 6 months
• All people 6 months through 24 years of age
• People aged 25 through 64 years with chronic health conditions
• Health care workers with direct patient contact

Here are the Health Department clinics currently planned:
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.
Coronado High School

1590 W. Fillmore St.

Friday, Nov. 13, 8:30 a.m.
New Life Church

11025 Voyager Parkway

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 4 p.m.
Harrison High School

2755 Janitell Road

Thursday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m.
The Hangar

6436 S. Highway 85/87 Suite R

If any of the later clinics are cancelled because the vaccine runs out, this web site will have that information.



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