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Health Department: 20,000 H1N1 cases in Cincinnati

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Officials with the Cincinnati Health Department provided an update Tuesday on how the H1N1 vaccination process is going.

Health officials say there have been 20,000 cases of H1N1, or Swine Flu, in Cincinnati, with 359 hospitalizations and two deaths. Nationwide, there have been 22 million cases, over 35,000 hospitalizations and 1,642 deaths.

Since the Health Department first started vaccinations in October, nearly 25,000 people have received the H1N1 vaccination in Cincinnati. Over 20,000 of those vaccinations have been in schools; over 4,000 at health centers and 520 at expectant mother's sessions.

The Healthy Department will continue to offer vaccinations in schools. Health Centers also opened in the evenings for clinics beginning Nov. 16. The clinic schedule is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Monday: Elm Street and Millvale at Hopple
  • Tuesday: Northside
  • Wednesday: Price Hill
  • Thursday: Cann (Madisonville)

More information on the clinics is available by calling 513-357-7499 or visiting http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/health/pages/-36511-/

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