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D.C's Announces H1N1 Vaccine Clinics For January

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The DC Department of Health (DOH) will continue to serve District residents looking for the H1N1 vaccine at clinics during the month of January. DOH will continue to offer the vaccine at no cost to all District residents, regardless of whether or not they are in a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) priority group.

In addition to clinics, vaccine seekers can still receive the vaccine at doctor’s offices and at pharmacies. Residents can find the closest H1N1 pharmacy or clinic by typing their address into the flu vaccine locator at flu.dc.gov. DOH will also extend the hours of its Georgia Ave. Immunization Clinic located at 6323 Georgia Ave. NW, to better accommodate those interested in receiving the vaccine. More clinic dates will be announced at a later date.

Schedule of Vaccine Clinics Open to All District Residents:

Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center (W1) Saturday

January 9 8 am – 1pm

DOH Immunization Clinic – Extended Hours

Monday

January 11 10 am – 7 pm

DOH Immunization Clinic – Extended Hours

Tuesday

January 12 10 am – 7 pm

DOH will continue to update District residents as new information becomes available regarding H1N1 and the vaccine. Residents can find regular updates and additional information on H1N1 at flu.dc.gov in addition to calling the H1N1 hotline though the Mayor’s Citywide Call Center at 311.

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