Thursday, October 29, 2009

H1N1 Notice for Parents

H1N1 Vaccination Clinic UPDATE
All school-based H1N1 vaccination clinics have been canceled by the Washtenaw County Department of Public Health including the two schedule in Ann Arbor at Huron and Pioneer.

A mass vaccination clinic for high priority groups is scheduled for Eastern Michigan University (EMU),
Convocation Center on Thursday, Nov 5th from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. The Center is located at 299 North Hewitt Road, Ypsilanti MI 48197.

According to CDC guidelines, high priority groups eligible for H1N1 vaccine while supplies remain limited
 Pregnant women
 Household and caregiver contacts of children younger than 6 months of age
 Children from 6 months though 4 years of age
 Children and adolescents aged 5 through 18 years who have medical conditions associated with a higher
risk of influenza complications
 Health care and emergency medical services personnel with direct patient care
Individuals within these priority groups should live, work or attend school in Washtenaw County. Specific
documentation of underlying medical conditions is not necessary; health care and emergency services personnel
should bring their employment identification.