Ti, Port Henry flu clinics slated

TICONDEROGA - Essex County Health Department will offer several free H1N1 flu and seasonal flu vaccine clinics over the next several weeks. These clinics are free and open to the public. These vaccines are available for everyone 6 months of age and older who want the vaccine, including (for H1N1 flu vaccine) those who are not in the CDC target groups.

Clinics are scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 30, at the Port Henry Knights of Columbus on 72 South Main St. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 15, at the Ticonderoga Fire Department on3 Montcalm St. in Ticonderoga from 1-5 pm.

Children through 9 years of age who need the second dose of H1N1 vaccine will also be served at these clinics. The recommended space between doses of H1N1 flu vaccine is 28 days. Essex County Public Health Department will be returning to schools within Essex County.

People do not need an appointment for the Ti clinic, but should call 873-3500for an appointment at the Port Henry clinic.

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