Hamilton County schedules more H1N1 vaccinations

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The Hamilton County Health Department has scheduled more H1N1 vaccine clinics for high-risk groups.

Everyone attending must have an appointment.

A clinic will be held for pregnant women and adults or parents who live with or care for young children younger than 6 months of age on Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Job and Family Services building at 184 East McMillan Street in Corryville.

Another clinic will be held Thursday, Nov. 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the HC ESC building at 924 Waycross Road in Forest Park for children 6 months through 4 years of age.

To receive an appointment, send an e-mail to H1N1appointment@hamilton-co.org. Include the date of the clinic in the subject line and the high risk category in the e-mail.

Appointment-only clinics will serve those most at risk for hospitalization from flu which includes:

  • Pregnant women
  • People who live with or care for children younger than 6 months of age
  • Children 6 months through 4 years of age
  • Children 5 through 18 years of age who have a chronic medical condition

There will be additional vaccination clinics scheduled each week as vaccine supply permits.

Documentation that individuals are in the priority group must be provided. This may include: prescription, medicine bottle, appointment card, birth certificate, hospital discharge summary or another form of proof.