H1N1 clinic scheduled in Hagerstown

December 01, 2009

The Washington County Health Department will hold an H1N1 flu vaccination clinic Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for all target groups recommended by the Centers for Disease Control.

The vaccinations will be given on a walk-in basis in the annex at the rear of the health department's main building at 1302 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown, according to a news release from the health department.

There is no charge for the vaccination.

The target groups are:

o Pregnant women

o People who live with or care for children younger than 6 months old

o Health care and emergency medical services personnel

o People between the ages of 6 months and 24 years old

o People between the ages of 25 and 64 years old who are at higher risk for H1N1, also known as swine flu, because of chronic health disorders or compromised immune systems


This clinic is for distribution of H1N1 flu vaccine, which will not provide protection from the seasonal flu, according to the release.

Those seeking up-to-date information about clinic schedules may go to or call the health department's flu hot line at 240-313-3456 daily for the most current information.

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