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H1N1 vaccine clinics scheduled for Monday in SLO County

High-risk individuals without access to the H1N1 vaccine through a private provider can try to get one of the approximately 18,000 remaining doses the county is scheduled to disperse from 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 23 at vaccination clinics in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo and Grover Beach.

Monday's clinic will also be open to children older than 6 months but not yet in school who are unable to access vaccine through private providers.

Those at high-risk include:

  • Pregnant women
  • Caregivers of infants under six month of age
  • Health care professionals
  • Children and young adults to age 24
  • Adults 19-64 with underlying health conditions like asthma, diabetes or neuromuscular disease

Appointments must be made prior to showing up at the clinics. For more information and directions, call 781-5500.

Vaccines from the batch are also being distributed to schools and emergency medical services personnel.

-Tonya Strickland

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