FREE H1N1 SWINE FLU VIRUS IMMUNIZATIONS

The Hoboken Health Department in conjunction with Hoboken University Medical Center

FREE H1N1 SWINE FLU VIRUS IMMUNIZATIONS
will be offered in assumption hall
(3rd street entrance)
at Hoboken University Medical Center
Saturday, December 19, 2009
9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Supply is limited—first come - first served

ONLY THESE PRIORITY GROUPS ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE VACCINE:

• Pregnant women
• Household contacts and caregivers for children younger than 6 months of age
• Healthcare and emergency medical services personnel
• All people from 6 months to 24 years of age
• Persons aged 25 through 64 years of age who have health conditions associated with higher risk of medical complications from influenza (chronic pulmonary (asthma), cardiovascular, hepatic, hematological, neurologic, neuromuscular, or metabolic disorders, as well as those who have immunosuppression caused by medications or by HIV)
• Please do not come to the clinic if you are sick

Vaccine information statements and consent forms may be downloaded at www.hobokennj.org. If you have questions, please call 201-420-2375.

Vaccines for 6 to 35 month old children are preservative-free. Vaccines for 3 years and older contain trace amounts of thimerosol, a preservative. Minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Vaccines will not be administered to minors without parental consent. Children 9 years old and under will require a second immunization in 21 to 28 days pursuant to CDC guidelines. The City of Hoboken anticipates the holding of a second clinic for this age group, but you may also receive the second dose from another healthcare provider. Street closures and no parking will be in effect on 3rd St. between Clinton St. and Willow Ave. from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and no parking on the east side of Clinton St. between 3rd and 4th streets, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Mayor Dawn Zimmer
Director of Health and Human Services, Leo Pellegrini
Health Officer Frank S. Sasso
The City of Hoboken—At Work for You


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