H1N1 flu vaccination clinics announced in Fort St. John * Correction

Fort St. John residents will begin to get H1N1 flu vaccinations this week.

The Fort St. John Medical Clinic announced that there will be two clinics this week: one on Thursday, October 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and one on Friday October 30th from 9:00 a.m. until noon.

For more information on those clinics, click here.

Northern Health has also announced the Fort St. John locations for the vaccines.

On Friday, November 6th, a clinic will be held at the Fort St. John Health Unit, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.  The Fort St. John Health Unit is located at 10115 110 Avenue.

This clinic is only for

– Persons under the age of 65 with chronic conditions

– Pregnant women in the second half of pregnancy

– Persons who live in remote and isolated settings or communities

Meanwhile, on November 10th, 17th and 24th, there will be clinics held in the Pomeroy Hotel Ballroom. Vaccinations will be given from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. each day.

These three clinics are for:

– All the above groups

– Children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age

– Health-care workers

– Household contacts and care providers of infants less than 6 months of age and persons who are immunocompromised.

Everyone else who needs and wants the free H1N1 vaccine will be immunized after the persons at highest risk have been vaccinated.  More information will be given when the clinics are announced.

For more information call 8-1-1 or 250-263-6000. Or, you can visit www.northernhealth.ca

For a recent story on the H1N1 virus, Click Here.




* It was previously written that vaccinations will be offered through the Fort St. John Health Unit this week. That information was incorrect. Energeticcity.ca has corrected the mistake and apologizes for the confusion.