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H1N1 Vaccines are being offered until 4 p.m. October 15 at the Springhill Lake Health and Wellness Fair.
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H1N1 Vaccines are being offered until 4 p.m. October 15 at the Springhill Lake Health and Wellness Fair.

H1N1 intranasal spray and injections are available for adults today from noon to 4 p.m. at the Springhill Lake Health and Wellness Fair, at Springhill Lake Elementary School. The school is located at 6060 Springhill Drive, Greenbelt, Maryland.

Every Thursday, starting October 22, H1N1 vaccines will be available to the general public at the Prince George's County Health Department Immunization Clinic at the Cheverly Health Center, located at 3003 Hospital Dr., Cheverly, Maryland.

Elementary school children and sixth graders will be able to receive that vaccine at the school starting the week of October 19th.

For more information call the Cheverly Immunization Clinic at (301) 583-3300.

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