Merced Residents Lined up for H1N1 Flu Vaccine

November 3, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Residents in Merced County filed into the department of public health to be among the first to receive the H1N1 flu vaccine.                   |   Watch Video Above for Extended Coverage   |

The county is targeting high-risk patients, like pregnant women and young children. More than three hundred people were vaccinated Tuesday, with both the nasal spray and injectable form.

Health officials say they should have enough vaccine to make it through next week. The next clinic is being held Wednesday at the Los Banos fairgrounds from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Then on Friday, the vaccine will be offered from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Merced at the Merced County Health Department Building.

In Fresno County, you can get vaccinated at Manchester Center in Central Fresno from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. And on Thursday, another clinic will be held in Central Fresno at the Fresno Retired Teachers Education Center located at 3930 east Saginaw Way.



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