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Additional H1N1 clinics scheduled in Jefferson County


FT. ATKINSON (WKOW) -- The Jefferson County Health Department recently added four new vaccination clinics in Fort Atkinson.

Jefferson County Health officials tell us that they currently have both the intranasal and injectable vaccine versions available. Vaccination clinics will continue to be held until the county's vaccine supply runs out.

The Jefferson County vaccination clinics are scheduled as follows:

Lake Mills
Wednesday, December 9
9:00 a.m. - noon
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church
346 Pine Street

Tuesday, December 15
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Waterloo Little Bears Daycare
807 Lum Avenue

Fort Atkinson
Tuesday, December 8
3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Purdy Elementary School
719 S. Main Street

Fort Atkinson
Thursday, December 10
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
302 Merchants Avenue

Ft. Atkinson
Monday, December 14
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fort Atkinson Senior Center
307 Robert Street

Ft. Atkinson
Thursday, December 17
3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barrie Elementary School
1000 Harriette Street

Target groups for all the Jefferson clinics include day care and school age children and pregnant women.

The following individuals are encouraged to receive the H1N1 Influenza vaccination including:
 - 18-64 year old individuals with chronic medical conditions that place them at a higher risk for complications related to "influenza-like-illness". (For a detailed listing of those medical conditions, see the definition for children and adolescents below) ¨Household contacts of women who are at least 8 months pregnant can also receive H1N1 vaccine ¨Pregnant women

 - Persons who live with or provide care for infants younger than 6 months of age (examples: parents, siblings, daycare providers)

 - Health care and emergency medical services personnel who have DIRECT CONTACT with patients or infectious materials.

 - Children age 6 months-24 years

 - Children and adolescents age 5-18 years who have chronic medical conditions that put them at HIGHER RISK FOR INFLUENZA COMPLICATIONS.
These specific conditions are as follows: chronic pulmonary (including Asthma), cardiovascular (except hypertension), renal, hepatic, cognitive, neurological/neuromuscular, hematological or metabolic disorders (including diabetes mellitus), immunosuppression (including immunosuppression caused by medications or by human immunodeficiency virus); or receiving long-term aspirin therapy.

Online reporting by Lisa Adams.
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