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Oct 29, 2009 7:39 PM by Stefanie Boe

Pueblo H1N1 clinic update

The Pueblo County Health Department says more people are able to get an H1N1 vaccination at this Saturday's clinic.

Children aged 6 months to 5 years are now able to line up.

More health workers are also added to the October 31st clinic eligibility.

Here is the complete list from the health department. 

· Pregnant women

· People who live with or care for infants younger than 6 months old

· Anyone 6 months old through 18 years old with chronic medical conditions such as: cancer; blood disorders (including sickle cell disease); chronic lung disease [such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)]; diabetes; heart disease; kidney disorders; liver disorders; neurological disorders (such as epilepsy, cerebral palsy, brain or spinal cord injuries, moderate to profound intellectual disability or developmental delay); neuromuscular disorders (such as muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis); weakened immune systems (such as people with HIV or AIDS or who are on medications that weaken the immune system); persons younger than 19 years of age who are receiving long-term aspirin therapy

· Healthy children 6 months to 5 years old

· Health Care Workers with direct patient contact of large numbers of ill patients

Doctors

Nurse Practitioners

Registered Nurses

Licensed Practicing Nurses

Certified Nursing Assistants

Medical Assistants

Pharmacist

Once demand by the higher-risk groups has been met and additional vaccine supplies are available, H1N1 vaccine will be provided to anyone who wishes to receive it.

Clinic Location: Colorado State Fair Grounds Events Center, Prairie Avenue, 81004

Clinic Date and Times: Saturday, October 31, 2009: 9:00am - 2:00pm

 

Note: Information is subject to change based on H1N1 vaccine supply and demand. Please call the Public Health Flu Hotline 583-4440 to confirm the date and time of the vaccination clinic and the target group encouraged to attend. Public Health Flu Hotline is available Monday-Friday 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.


Plan before you attend:

· Do not attend a clinic when ill. Vaccinations will not be given to sick people.

· Bring proof of residence. Vaccinations will only be given to Pueblo County residents.

· Health Care Workers bring proof of employment with position title.

· Dress appropriate for the weather-you may be standing in line outside clinic locations.

· Wear and instruct your children to wear loosely fitting clothing that allows for arms (legs for children) to be exposed briefly for the H1N1 shot.

 

 

 

 

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