WVN Alert: H1N1 vaccine clinics
- There will be Community H1N1 Vaccination clinics on Wednesday and Thursday Dec. 2 and 3 at the Town Building.
Wednesday, 2-4 p.m.: 400 doses of mist available. Mist is for healthy children only (no history of asthma, wheezing or any underlying health issue) age 2-18.
Thursday, 5-7 p.m.: This first come- first served clinic is for children aged 6 months to 18 years, children age 6-17 who have an underlying medical condition, plus parents and caregivers with children under 6 months old in their homes. Proof of residence and proof of high-risk medical conditions (inhaler for asthma, letter from doctor, for example) for high risk categories will be required.
Call the Board of Health for details: 508-358-3616 or 3617.
For background click on the link for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
or Centers for Disease Control :
The Board of Health notes that lead time is short because the town must wait until vaccine is delivered.