San Diego County Running Low On Swine Flu Vaccine
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
The county is reporting that supplies of the H1N1 vaccine are running low. People who are looking for the vaccine are urged to contact their primary care providers. Officials are expecting 311,000 more doses of the vaccine between the end of this week and the first week of November. Most of these doses will go to private health care providers.
There are six County Public Health Centers and one County Immunization Clinic in San Diego County offering the H1N1 flu vaccine. The vaccine is currently available for people in the high risk groups for complications from H1N1 flu:
- Pregnant women
- Caretakers of infants under six months old
- Children and young adults 6 months to 24 yrs
- Adults 25 to 64 years old with underlying medical conditions
- Health care workers.
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