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H1N1 Injectable Vaccine Clinic Nov. 11 on WIU-Macomb Campus
November 9, 2009
MACOMB, IL -- Western Illinois University's Beu Health Center will offer an injectable H1N1 vaccine clinic (to obtain the H1N1 "flu shot") 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 in the University Union Algonquin Room; however, the vaccine will be administered only to "high risk" WIU students, faculty and staff who meet the following requirements:
- Pregnant women;
- People who live with or care for infants younger than 6 months of age;
- Healthcare and emergency medical personnel;
- Persons 18-24 years of age;
- Persons from 25-64 years of age with certain chronic medical conditions (asthma, heart disease, etc.) or a weakened immune system.
If you do not fall into the above-listed groups, please wait until further notification about when to get vaccinated. For more information, contact Beu Health Center at (309) 298-1888.
More information about the H1N1 injectable vaccine is available at www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/downloads/vis-inact-h1n1.pdf.
Posted By: Teresa Koltzenburg, University Relations
Phone: (309) 298-1993 * Fax: (309) 298-1606