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H1N1 flu vaccine arrives in Lincoln County

by Western News
| October 15, 2009 12:00 AM

The Lincoln County Health Department announced Wednesday morning that it has received several nasal dosages of the H1N1 flu vaccine.

Amy Smart, Lincoln County public health emergency official, said that an after-school H1N1 flu nasal mist vaccine clinic has been set up for Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 3-6 p.m. at the Libby Senior Citizens Center.

“People that we’re hoping will come are healthy 2- to 24-year-olds, especially school kids, and caretakers of infants who are healthy and 25-49 years old,” Smart said.

Parents need to accompany children under age 18.

The seasonal flu vaccine is also available at the clinic. The H1N1 nasal mist vaccine is free while the seasonal flu vaccine carries a $15 charge.

Smart said she expects to arrange an H1N1 flu vaccine clinic for Troy in the near future.

For more information, call 293-2660.