Friday, November 20, 2009

H1N1 Vaccination Clinic

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will hold an H1N1 vaccination clinic on Sunday, Nov. 22nd, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The clinic is limited only to the following target groups: Children ages 6 months to 24 years; Pregnant woman; Parents/Caregivers of children less than 6 months of age; adults 25 to 64 with chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and heart disease; and Health care workers and emergency medical service workers. The clinic is located at the Physical Education Building, Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville, MD 20850. Vaccine is available on a walk in basis to the first 5000 individuals listed above. You should dress appropriately for the weather as waiting will be outdoors.

Families can assign one person to wait in line, while others wait in the car.

DHHS will hold a second H1N1 vaccination clinic on Tuesday, November 24th from 9 a.m. to noon. The clinic is by appointment only and will be limited to adults 18 to 64 years with chronic illnesses such as asthma, diabetes, cancer, HIV/AIDS, etc. To make an appointment, please call (240)777-4040 on Monday, November 23rd from 3 to 4 p.m. Callers will be asked for name, doctor’s name and phone number when making an appointment. Location of vaccination will be given when appointment is made.

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