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Cincinnati offering H1N1 vaccine to high-risk groups

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The Cincinnati Health Department is offering H1N1 vaccinations to high-risk groups.

Cincinnati Primary Care Centers will accept walk-ins at the following times and locations:

Day/Time

Health Center

Address

Tuesdays

1-3 pm

Price Hill Health Center

(513) 357-2700

2136 W 8th Street

Wednesdays

1-3:30 pm

Braxton Cann Health Center

(513) 263-8750

5818 Madison Road

Wednesdays

8-12 pm

Northside Health Center

(513) 357-7600

3917 Spring Grove Avenue

Thursdays

9-11 am

Elm St. Health Center

(513) 352-3092

1525 Elm Street

Fridays

1-4 pm

Millvale Health Center

(513) 352-3192

2750 Beekman Street

 

High risk (or Tier 1) groups include pregnant women, people with chronic conditions, health care workers, children age 6 months to 24 years,  and people who care for children less than 6 months old. Click here for a complete list as described by the Centers for Disease Control: http://cdc.gov/h1n1flu/vaccination/acip.htm

Due to limited supply these groups are being offered vaccine first. As soon as adequate vaccine supplies are achieved the Cincinnati Health Department will be offering times when any member of the general public may come to receive H1N1 vaccine.

Pregnant women should call the day of, before walking, to make sure the vaccine is available.

In addition, the Warren County Combined Health District will administer the nasal Flu Mist vaccine for H1N1 on Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Mason Munincipal Building at 6000 Mason Montgomery Road.

The vaccine will be offered free of charge to people 2 years old to 24 years old and those 25 to 49 who live with or care for infants younger than 6 months old or are healthcare or emergency personnel. Pregnant women should not get the nasal vaccine, and wait until the shot becomes available.

 

 

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