H1N1 Vaccine Available to More People-Clinic in Sunapee Dec. 9th

The  New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)  announced this week  the  expansion  of  H1N1  vaccination  to include additional  groups  of  people  at  risk  for  complications  from the H1N1 influenza. Based  on  the  amount  of amount of H1N1 vaccine expected to come into New Hampshire,  the  following  groups  are  now  eligible  to receive the H1N1 vaccine:
·  Anyone between the ages of 6 months to 24 years of age
·  Adults 25 through 64 years of age with underlying medical conditions

In addition, the following groups remain eligible to receive the vaccine:
·  Health care workers with direct patient contact
·  Pregnant women
·  People caring for or living with infants younger than 6 months old (including partners of pregnant women)

For information about H1N1 flu clinics in Sullivan County (including how to register for a clinic in Sunapee on December 9th and in Claremont on December 10th), visit: www.sullivancountynh.gov/publichealth

For other questions about H1N1 flu, contact the New Hampshire State 2-1-1 hotline, or view information on www.nh.gov, or www.flu.gov.

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