The clinic is only for those 18 and older. Also people at risk such as pregnant women and anyone over 50 should be vaccinated. The clinic will be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Health department director Dr. Adewale Troutman says the vaccines are free, but can only be offered at schools where at least 80 percent of the students are on free or reduced lunch.
Starting Thursday, residents can visit firehouses and other sites across the city to get an immunization, which this year includes both the seasonal flu and H1N1 vaccine.
This year people will only have to get one shot to be vaccinated against both H1N1 and the seasonal flu virus. Schulz says most health care facilities should begin offering flu shots next month.
Louisville Metro health officials say the H1N1 virus is still a threat, but it’s not the public health concern it once was.
The Louisville Department for Public Health and Wellness is offering another round of H1N1 vaccine clinics starting today, after a successful series of clinics in January. Spokesperson Dave Langdon says 54-hundred people showed up for the clinics in January, which were held at government centers and fire stations throughout the city. He says those clinics […]
More than four-thousand Louisvillians have made appointments for the city’s H1N1 vaccine clinics for the general public in the first two days of the clinics. Health department director Dr. Adewale Troutman says he was surprised to see over two-thousand people make appointments on the first day, and another two-thousand by noon today. “Frankly, it’s more,” […]
H1N1 vaccine clinics start today for any Louisvillian who wants one. After running clinics in schools and at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium for those considered at high risk to contract H1N1, the health department is now offering the vaccine to anyone who wants it. Director Dr. Adewale Troutman says appointment-only clinics start today. “We’ve focused […]
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The number of cases of H1N1, or swine flu, in Kentucky continues to decline. In the last three weeks, Kentucky has seen no new deaths attributed to H1N1, or swine flu. The death toll remains at 36, including three children. State Health Commissioner Dr. William Hacker says Kentucky’s classification […]
With three weeks of H1N1 vaccine clinics at schools behind them, officials at the Louisville health department are now organizing clinics for the general public. Starting January 4th and lasting three weeks, anyone in Louisville who wants an H1N1 vaccination can get one, not just those considered at high-risk. Director Dr. Adewale Troutman says supply […]