Monday, November 30, 2009 - 6:36am
Multiple Vaccination Opportunities Announced
Now that H1N1 vaccine is more available, Public Health-Madison and Dane County is providing a variety of vaccination opportunities for those at risk.
• H1N1 Vaccination By Appointment
o These will be held at 6 locations in Dane County: East Madison, Stoughton, and Middleton on Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m; and Sun Prairie, Verona, and South Madison on Thursdays, 3-7 p.m., during the first three weeks of December.
o These clinics will be opened up to those in the original CDC target populations:
o Pregnant women
o Persons who live with or care for infants less than 6 months of age
o All persons 6 months -24 years
o People 25-64 years with underlying health conditions. For more details go to:
o To schedule an appointment, call Public Health's Flu Line at 243-0555.
• H1N1 Vaccination Targeted Community Clinic
Monday, December 14, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center
This clinic is for:
o Pregnant women
o People who live with or care for infants less than 6 months of age
o Children aged 6 months through 4 years
o Persons with underlying health conditions, aged 5 - 64 years old
o Children under 10 needing their second dose of H1N1 vaccine. (This includes those children who received their first dose at the November 17 & 18th Alliant Energy Center Immunization Clinics. The CDC recommends 21 days or more between the first and second doses.)
For more information go to http://www.publichealthmdc.com/disease/swineflu/immunization/clinics.cfm
• H1N1 Vaccination By Dane County Emergency Medical Services
o Public Health is partnering with area EMS agencies to provide vaccine to the original targeted groups in their Dane County communities.
When details are finalized, information will be posted on
• School-based H1N1 clinics will resume in January 2010.
You can also get community clinic information from United Way 2-1-1 Wisconsin Flu Clinic Locator at http://www.wisconsinfluclinic.info
Although the H1N1 vaccine at this time is only being offered to high-risk groups, CDC says that there will eventually be enough vaccine for anyone who wishes to receive it.
Public Health Madison & Dane County
- Jeff Golden, (608) 243-0302