Finally - Some Swine Flu Vaccine!
Officials at the Broward County Health Department announced Broward County's first H1N1 Vaccination Clinic which shall be open to all members of the public starting Monday, November 30, 2009 at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive in Coral Springs, 33065. Free H1N1 vaccinations will be offered on this date from 8:00AM to 12:00PM for Walk-ins and 12:00PM to 8:00PM - By Appointment. For appointments call: (954) 346-1348. Additional dates at Coral Springs Center for the Arts will include the following: CORAL SPRINGS CENTER FOR THE ARTS 2855 Coral Springs Drive - Coral Springs 33065 Tuesday, December 1, 2009 8:00AM-4:00PM - By Appointment only call (954) 346-1348 4:00PM-8:00PM - Walk-in Wednesday, December 2, 2009 8:00AM-8:00PM - Walk-in Thursday, December 3, 2009 8:00AM-8:00PM - Walk-in Friday, December 4, 2009 8:00AM-4:00PM - By Appointment only call (954) 346-1348 Additional H1N1 Vaccination Clinics for the general public include: COCONUT CREEK COMMUNITY CENTER 1100 Lyons Road - Coconut Creek, 33063 Walk-in Clinic Tuesdays, December 1 & 8, 2009 4:00PM-8:00PM Thursdays, December 3 & 10, 2009 4:00PM-8:00PM Saturdays, December 5 & 12, 2009 10:00AM-3:00PM JACO Pastorius Park Community Center 4000 N. Dixie Highway - Oakland Park 33334 Walk-in Clinic Saturdays - December 5, 12 & 19, 2009 8:00AM-1:00PM Pembroke Falls Aquatic Center 1361 NW 129th Avenue - Pembroke Pines 33028 Walk-in Clinic Monday through Thursday (December 7-10, 2009) 7:30AM-7:00PM Sunrise Civic Center 10610 W. Oakland Park Blvd. - Sunrise 33351 Walk-in Clinic Wednesdays - December 9, 16 & 23, 2009 10:00AM-7:00PM Sundays - December 13, 20 & 27, 2009 10:00AM-7:00PM "The Broward County Health Department is proud to partner with the cities of Coral Springs, Coconut Creek, Oakland Park, Pembroke Pines and Sunrise to expand our H1N1 vaccination campaign," said Dr. Paula Thaqi, Director of the Broward County Health Department. "Since the beginning of the H1N1 Vaccination Campaign, and allocations to the Broward County Health Department, we have distributed the vaccine to hospitals, physicians who serve priority patients (Pediatricians, OB-GYN, and family practitioners), and first responders. Individuals may check with their health care providers to determine the availability of vaccine or visit the above locations to be vaccinated," she said. "We encourage everyone to get vaccinated against H1N1 influenza," Said Dr. Thaqi The Broward County Health Department's H1N1 High Risk Vaccination Clinic located at the Fort Lauderdale National Guard Armory - 400 SW 24th Street, Fort Lauderdale 33315, remains open to those in the priority groups who wish to be vaccinated. The H1N1 High Risk Vaccination Clinic is open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00AM to 4:00PM and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00AM to 8:00PM. People in the high priority groups include: · Pregnant women · Health care and emergency medical personnel · People who live with or care for infants younger than 6 months of age · Anyone 6 months to 24 years of age, and · Anyone 25 to 64 years of age who have medical conditions that put them at higher risk for influenza related complications More information on H1N1 Influenza and Vaccine is provided at: Broward County Health Department: www.browardchd.org - (954) 467-4705 Florida Department of Health: www.myflusafety.com Toll free 24/7 Florida Flu Information Line: 1-877-352-3581 U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: www.flu.gov