H1N1 vaccinations expand in the Peace

Northern Health has confirmed that as of today H1/N1 vaccination eligibility in the local authority has been expanded to include people in all age groups with chronic health conditions.

In addition, all children from 6 months to 18 years are now considered, to be in the eligiblity category.

This is in addition to:

*Pregnant women…

*Persons who live in remote and isolated communties or settings…

*First Nation’s reserve residents…

*First responders…

*Health care workers deliving acute, long term, and home care…as well as public health, services…

*And, Household contacts…of infants younger than six months, and individuals with compromised immune systems.

Locally, another clinic for these priority groups is scheduled for tomorrow, from 10am to 7pm at the Pomeroy Hotel ballroom.

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