COUNTY TO HOLD MASS H1N1 VACCINATION CLINICS; VACCINE AVAILABLE TO ALL

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January 6, 2010 (San Diego County) - The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) announces a series of five H1N1 mass vaccination events for San Diego County residents, beginning with a clinic this Friday at Qualcomm Stadium.  A clinic will be held in El Cajon on the 15th at the Ronald Reagan Community Center.  Several additional clinics are planned; scroll down for details.
The H1N1 vaccine is now available to everyone, regardless of age.

 

“We would like to remind County residents that H1N1 is still very active in our communities,” said Dianne Jacob, Chairwoman, San Diego County Board of Supervisors.

 

“These H1N1 vaccination clinics are a great way for those who have yet to be vaccinated to come in and get their H1N1 vaccine. This is a true public health effort by the County to get people vaccinated, and by getting your H1N1 vaccine, you’re not only protecting yourself but protecting your loved ones and neighbors,” Jacobe added.

 

. “Immunization of the community is a shared responsibility,” said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H, San Diego County Public Health Officer. “We encourage everyone to do their part in protecting their communities, families and themselves against H1N1.”

 

Currently, there are approximately 41,000 H1N1 doses available for the general public at the following five clinic sites located throughout San Diego County:

 

Friday, Jan. 8
2:00 – 8:00 PM - Qualcomm Stadium, 9449 Friars Road, San Diego, 92108

 

Saturday, Jan. 9
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM - East Valley Community Center, 2245 East Valley Parkway, Escondido, 92027

 

Friday, Jan. 15
3:00 – 7:00 PM - Ronald Reagan Community Center, 195 East Douglas Avenue, El Cajon, 92020

 

Saturday, Jan. 16
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM - Kimball Senior Center, 121 D Avenue, National City, 91950

 

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM - Westfield Plaza Camino Real, 2525 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, 92008

H1N1 Weekly Update

There are no additional H1N1-related deaths to report. San Diego County has had 786 hospitalized cases of H1N1 to date.

 

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