Public H1N1 Flu Vaccine Clinics Available This Week

For Immediate Release:  Jan. 19, 2010
Media Contact: Communication Office
Vermont Department of Health
802-863-7281

BURLINGTON – Twelve public H1N1 vaccine clinics are offered this week, including a large walk-in clinic at Burlington City Hall (Contois Auditorium) on Friday (12 p.m. to 3 p.m.) at the base of the Church Street Marketplace.

Five clinics this week will be conducted at Health Department district offices in Newport, Morrisville and Brattleboro.

The free clinics are open to anyone older than 6 months and are conducted by Vermont's Home Health Agencies and Visiting Nurse Associations and the Vermont Department of Health.

“The vaccine supply is plentiful and we’ll continue to set up and offer clinics in every area of the state – as needed – to protect as many people as possible,” said Health Commissioner Wendy Davis, MD.

Vaccine is also available at a variety of sites statewide, including health care provider offices, hospitals, work sites, and pharmacies.

Tuesday, Jan. 19: Hyde Park
Hyde Park, Hyde Park Town Clerk’s Office, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (by appointment only).

Wednesday, Jan. 20: Poultney, Newport, Morrisville, Brattleboro
Poultney, Green Mountain College, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Newport, Health Department District Office, Emory State Office Building (100 Main Street) 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Morrisville, Health Department District Office, 63 Professional Drive, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. (by appointment only).
Brattleboro, Health Department District Office, 232 Main Street, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. (by appointment only).

Thursday, Jan. 21: St. Albans, Newport
St. Albans, Franklin County Home Health Agency, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (by appointment only).
Newport, Health Department District Office, Emory State Office Building (100 Main Street), 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 22: Burlington, St. Albans, Morrisville
Burlington, Burlington City Hall (Contois Auditorium), 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
St. Albans, Franklin County Home Health Agency, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (by appointment only).
Morrisville, Health Department District Office, 63 Professional Drive, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (by appointment only).

Saturday, Jan. 23: Montpelier, Colchester
Montpelier, Vermont College Gymnasium, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Colchester, Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden County (Prim Road), 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

To locate a vaccination clinic, go to the Health Department’s website at www.healthvermont.gov, then select “Get Vaccinated” at the top of the home page.

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