Fresno Health Officials Began Administering H1N1 Vaccine

November 2, 2009 6:25:27 PM PST
Fresno County's flu clinics began offering vaccines for the H1N1 flu virus Monday. Nearly three hundred people lined up early in Firebaugh to be some of the first to receive the vaccine.A similar crowd showed up at the Mendota clinic Monday afternoon. The Fresno County Health Department received more than 11-thousand doses of the H1N1 vaccine on Friday, after the original shipment was delayed. Officials say they're giving the vaccine on a first come, first serve basis ... for as long as its lasts.

Nearly eight hundred doses were given out at Monday's clinics. Officials expect to have enough of the vaccines for Wednesday's clinic in Fresno.

It will be held Wednesday at Manchester Center in Central Fresno from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

In Merced, the county health department will be administering the H1N1 vaccine at clinics Tuesday and Friday November 6th.

Tuesday's clinic will be held at the Merced County Health Department. The Friday clinic will be at the fairgrounds in Los Banos.

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