Broome County Health Department Announces H1N1 Response Activities for Week of November 16, 2009

H1N1 Info

BINGHAMTON, NYThe Broome County Health Department will be holding four H1N1 clinics during the week of November 16, 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, November 18, 2009, 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Johnson City Middle & Senior High Schools
 
Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Union Endicott High School
1200 East Main Street
Endicott, NY 13760
 
Thursday, November 19, 2009, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Johnson City Elementary School
601 Columbia Drive
Johnson City, NY 13790
 
Friday, November 20, 2009, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
St. James Middle School
 
Day clinics are for students in those school districts only and are not open to the general public. All evening clinics are open to people who are part of the groups recommended by the CDC to receive the H1N1 vaccine.
 
Those 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 
Additionally, the Broome County Health Department in partnership with the Broome County Office of Emergency Services will be conducting training for Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics for them to become trained vaccinators to help respond to the H1N1 pandemic. The training will take place on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Broome County Health Department, 225 Front Street, Binghamton, NY. EMS providers interested in attending this training should register by e-mailing flu@co.broome.ny.us.
 
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).
 
 

 

11/16/2009 - 5:26pm