www.co.hunterdon.nj.us | Department of Health | 2009 Public Information & Notices | H1N1 and Seasonal Flu Vaccine Update
Dated 11/13/2009

HUNTERDON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
PO Box 2900
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
908-788-1351
For more information contact Carl Rachel, Director – Public/Media Relations & Strategic Communications

IMPORTANT UPDATE 11/16/09 10:40 AM – We’re sorry but Clinic 2 (Nov. 22nd at Hunterdon Central) cannot accept any more patients at this time.  Please check the health department website frequently for updates.  If vaccine is received additional appointments may be added to the Nov. 22nd clinic.  Additional clinics will be scheduled as vaccine is available. For more information on H1N1 click here

 

HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT H1N1 CLINIC ON NOVEMBER 22

The Hunterdon County Department of Health announced another H1N1 clinic to be held November 22 at Hunterdon Central Regional High School from 12PM-4PM. The clinic is for 10-24 year olds with serious underlying chronic health conditions as defined by the Centers for Disease Control. These include:  chronic lung (including asthma), cardiovascular, liver, kidney, neurological/neuromuscular, cognitive, blood, metabolic (including diabetes), or immune suppression conditions.   Caregivers of infants 6 months or younger are also eligible.

At the Nov 22 clinic, the vaccine will be administered via injection and not as a nasal spray. While the clinic will be limited by the amount of doses available, if additional doses are received prior to the event, clinic hours will be extended.

Pre-registration is required. Walk-in patients will not be admitted. Individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  To pre-register, go to http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/health.htm

Prior to arrival at the clinic, registered patients should read the Vaccine Information Form titled “What You Need to Know,” and complete and sign the Vaccination Consent Form.

These forms can be found by clicking the link provided in an appointment confirmation e-mail registrants will receive.

The county health department also has H1N1 clinics planned on Thursday, December 3, from 5 pm-9 pm at South Hunterdon Regional High School in West Amwell; Saturday, December 5, from 8am-8pm at Holland Brook School in Readington Township; Sunday, December 6, from 8am-8pm at Voorhees High School in Lebanon Township; Friday, December 11, from 5pm-9pm at J.P. Case Middle School in Raritan Township; Sunday, December 13, from 8am-8pm at Delaware Valley Regional High School; and Saturday, December 19, from 8am-8pm at North Hunterdon Regional High School.

Watch for media announcements and updated information on the county health department web site http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/health.htm. Residents having questions should call the health department H1N1 call center at 908-237-7150 or send email to health@co.hunterdon.nj.us.

 

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