H1N1 Flu clinics this week

Posted by on Dec 14, 2009 in Blogs, Events | 1 comment

The Marino Center out of Wellesley sent me the following email about upcoming H1N1 Flu Clinics offered by Newton-Wellesley Hospital. I could not find these on the Public Flu Clinic finder.
I am not sure if there are any spots left, but there were pediatric spots as of Friday, December 11.

Clinic Two (Clinic One already passed)
When: Wednesday, December 16, 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Where: Waltham West Suburban Chamber of Commerce, 84 South St., Waltham
For directions, click here.
Register: You must have an appointment. Please call 617-243-6622 to schedule your appointment.
Clinic Three
When: Thursday, December 17, 5:00 to 7:30 pm
Where: Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Register: You must have an appointment. Please call 617-243-6622 to schedule your appointment.
 
Who is Eligible?
All pregnant women
Household contacts of women in their third trimester of pregnancy (over the age of 18)
Caregivers of infants under the age of six months. This includes all post partum moms, dads and partners and daycare providers of this group
All people between 18 and 24 years of age
All people between 24 and 65 who meet the following criteria
All who have cardiac conditions (except hypertension).
All who have pulmonary disease
All who are immunosurpressed
All who are diabetic or have metabolic diseases
All who have neurological and muscular diseases 
 
Pediatric Clinic
When: Wednesday, December 16, 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Where: Newton Community Service Center (enter through rear of building) 492 Waltham St., Newton.  For directions click here.
Register: You must have an appointment. Please call 617-243-5900 to schedule your appointment.
 
Who is Eligible?
Children age six months to 36 months will be receiving the injection. Flu mist is not available for this age group.
Children age 37 months to 17 years of age will be receiving the flu mist. The injection is not available for this age group.
If children age 37 months to 17 years have any of the following conditions, they will not be eligible to receive the flu mist or the injection:
Chronic pulmonary (including asthma), cardiovascular (except hypertension), renal, hepatic, neurological/neuromuscular, hematological or metabolic disorders (including diabetes mellitus).
Immunosuppression (including immunosuppression caused by medication or by HIV).
Children aged two to four years whose parents or caregivers report that a health care provider has told them during the preceding 12 months that their child had wheezing or asthma.
Children receiving aspirin or other salicylates.

 

Adult Clinics

1 Comment

  1. That was a great post. I couldn’t agree more with your sentiments. Thanks for the effort.

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