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Montgomery County's health department will hold an H1N1 vaccination clinic on October 14th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Dennis Avenue Health Center in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Montgomery County's health department will hold an H1N1 vaccination clinic on October 14th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Dennis Avenue Health Center in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Montgomery County's health department will offer an H1N1 vaccination clinic on October 14th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Dennis Avenue Health Center in Silver Spring, Maryland.

The County will offer the intranasal H1N1 vaccine at this clinic.Montgomery county expects to receive injectable flu vaccine in the next several weeks. There will continue to be deliveries of both types of flu vaccine in the coming weeks and months.

The clinic will be focused on the following priority groups, healthy children from ages two to 18 and healthy adults up to age 49 who are caretakers of infants younger than six months of age, as well as healthy health care workers up to age 49.

In addition to local health departments, retail locations and some private physicians will be receiving the H1N1 vaccine as well.

Health officials recommend that everyone consider receiving an H1N1 vaccination when ample supplies become available at a later date.

For updated information, check out Montgomery County's website or call the flu hotline at 240-777-4200. The hotline is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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