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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Beating H1N1

Posted By on Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 2:40 PM

The Arkansas Department of Health will hold a series of mass vaccination clinics throughout the state starting tomorrow.  There will be three in Pulaski county on Thursday: at the Jacksonville Community Center in Jacksonville (8 a.m. - 6 p.m.), the Church at Rock Creek in Little Rock (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.) and at Dickey-Stephens Ball Park in North Little Rock (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.). 

Vaccinations will be free but are in limited supply.  According to a press release from the ADH, the supply is so small that only "priority groups" will be given the vaccine.  Those at most risk are pregnant women, children from 6 months to 4 years and children 5 to 18 with underlying medical conditions.  Seasonal flu vaccines will also be available.  Check here for a complete listing of clinics throughout the state.  To learn more about fighting the flu, check out the health department's website.   

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