HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, has allocated a total of 1,686,100 doses of H1N1 vaccine to Pennsylvania to date, the Department of Health said today.
The vaccine has been distributed to 1,312 certified providers including pediatricians, family health practitioners, obstetricians, hospitals, schools, colleges and universities that agreed to target the groups of people considered most vulnerable to complications from the H1N1 virus.
Priority groups for receiving the H1N1 vaccination include pregnant women; persons six months to 24 years old; healthcare providers and emergency medical services personnel; parents, household members or caregivers of children under six months; and those under 65 with certain underlying medical conditions.
The department will conduct statewide clinics from Nov. 20-22 to administer free H1N1 vaccine to individuals in the recommended target groups that have not had previous access to the vaccine. Appointments must be made ahead of time at www.H1N1inPA.com. Those without Internet access can call 1-877-PA HEALTH (1-877-724-3258).
Editor's Note: Below is a list of locations where H1N1 immunization health clinics will be held Nov. 20-22 for those in the priority groups. Please note address corrections for Northwest Clinic #3 and Southwest Clinic #2:
Northwest Community Health District
Mercer County State Health Center, 25 McQuiston Dr., Jackson Center 16133
Intermediate Unit #6, 270 Mayfield Rd., Clarion 16214
Fox Twp. Ambulance Garage, State Route 948, Sheeley Rd. and Main St., Kersey 15846
Northcentral Community Health District
Tioga County State Health Center, 44 Plaza Lane, Wellsboro 16901
Northcentral District Office, 1000 Commerce Park Dr., Water Tower Square, Suite 109, Williamsport 17701
Centre County State Health Center, 280 W. Hamilton Ave., State College 16801
Northeast Community Health District
Wyoming County EMA Building, 455 SR 6 East, Tunkhannock 18657
PA Expo, 501 Cetronia Rd., Allentown 18104
Kingston Armory, 280 Market St., Kingston 18704
Southwest Community Health District
Richland Twp. Fire Department, 1321 Scalp Ave., Johnstown 15904
Mon Valley State Health Center, Eastgate 11, Monessen 15062
Butler County State Health Center, 100 Brugh Ave., Monarch Bldg., Suite 201, Butler 16001
Southcentral Community Health District
Dauphin County State Health Center, 30 Kline Plaza, Harrisburg 17104
Blair County State Health Center, Cricket Field Plaza, 615 Howard Ave., Altoona 16601
Franklin County State Health Center, 518 Cleveland Ave., Chambersburg 17201
Southeast Community Health District
Reading State Office Building, 625 Cherry St., Room 401, Reading 19602
Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center, 101 Champ Blvd., Manheim 17545
Chichester Middle School, 925 Meetinghouse Rd., Boothwyn 19061
Media contact: Stacy Kriedeman, 717-787-1783
SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Health
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