Wilson County Health Department will offer H1N1 FluMist® vaccine clinic on Friday, Oct. 16 at the Lebanon Clinic at 927 East Baddour Pkwy., Lebanon, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
No appointment is necessary to receive the vaccine. The H1N1 flu vaccine will be provided at no charge.
Flu Mist® is a live vaccine containing a significantly weakened version of virus that is administered in the nose and can be provided to healthy, non-pregnant individuals; age 2 to 49 years. You will not be able to receive the H1N1 flu vaccine during this clinic if you have heart disease, diabetes or active asthma.
Priority groups to receive the FluMist® vaccine include:
• Healthcare and emergency medical services personnel • Household contacts and caregivers for children younger than 6 months of age • All healthy people from 2 years through 49 years of age;
No shortage of 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine is expected. However initially, only limited quantities and types of vaccine will be available. The Tennessee Department of Health expects to receive enough H1N1 vaccine in coming weeks so anyone who wants to receive it, can do so.
Wilson County Health Department will continue to announce future H1N1 flu vaccine clinics. For more information about the H1N1 or seasonal flu vaccines, call the Wilson County Health Department at 444-5325 or contact the Tennessee Flu Information Line at 1-877-252-3432. Information is also available on the Web at www.tn.gov/health or www.flu.gov.