More Than 4 Million Doses Of H1N1 Vaccine Allocated
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, has allocated a total of 4,003,100 doses of H1N1 flu vaccine to Pennsylvania to date, the state Department of Health said.
The vaccine has been distributed to 2,405 certified providers, local health departments and state health centers.
The Department of Health will offer H1N1 vaccination clinics at 33 locations statewide on January 8 and 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. The vaccine will be offered at no charge.
Appointments are required to attend the clinics. Appointments may be made 24 horus a day at www.H1N1inPA.com under “What’s Hot.” Appointments also may be made by calling 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877- 724-3258) Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.; and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Locally, clinics will be held at Chambersburg Mall in Franklin County and at the Calvary Church in Huntingdon, Pa.