Want to Find a H1N1 Flu Shot

New Hampshire is now offering free H1N1 flu shots to everyone in the state. Vaccination clinics are open to everyone ages four years and older. For younger children, you are encouraged to seek the vaccine through your pediatrician or primary care provider. According to the state’s public health notice, the following groups are especially encouraged to receive the vaccine to protect themselves and others from serious complications from H1N1:

  • Pregnant women
  • People caring for or living with infants younger than 6 months (including partners of pregnant women)
  • People with asthma, COPD and other chronic conditions
  • People under 25 years of age

Clinics in Greater Sullivan County are scheduled for:

Wednesday, Dec. 3o from 4 to 7 p.m. at Newport High School

Wednesday, January 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Charlestown Primary School

Saturday, January 9 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Kearsarge Regional High School

Wednesday, January 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Claremont Middle School

Wednesday, January 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Whipple Town Hall, New London

The Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network, which serves 15 towns  from Charlestown to Wilmot, provides regional clinic information on its website. Visit http://www.sullivancountynh.gov/publichealth/ or call 603-504-1000.

For more information about H1N1 or to find a clinic in other areas of the state, call NH’s Public Inquiry Line by dialing 211 or visit www.nh.gov.

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