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UPDATE: Rock County takes different approach to H1N1 clinics

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BELOIT (WKOW) -- Rock County Health officials are canceling school H1N1 clinics.

Officials say without enough H1N1 vaccine available, they are canceling clinics at Beloit School District and Parkview/Orfordville School District on November 3, 4, 5th.

Instead, a community clinic will be scheduled for November 5th from 3:00-7:00pm at the Beloit Public Library.

Health officials say the limited among of injectable vaccine will be available to serve people at high risk.  That includes pregnant women, people 50 years old and older who live with or are care providers for infants under six months old, health care and emergency medical services personnel under 50 who have underlying health conditions.  Also includes, children age 6-24 months.

Intranasal spray will be available for healthy children ages two through four years of age, healthy persons age 5-49 who lives with or care for an infant under six months, and healthy healthcare workers and emergency medical services personnel under 50 years of age without an underlying health condition.


ROCK COUNTY (WKOW) -- The Rock County Health Department has canceled H1N1 vaccination clinics for the Clinton and Beloit-Turner School Districts, and will instead conduct a massive, public clinic at the county Job Center.

The county is taking a different approach to that of Dane County, which chose instead to hold vaccine clinics in schools across the county.




At the Rock County Job Center, where people are lining up to get their hands on the first doses available there.

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