Walgreens is offering H1N1 flu vaccines at many of its drug stores. The vaccine is available for $18. To find a drug store offering the vaccine, click here.
Vaccines to protect against both the H1N1 and seasonal strains of flu will be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jan. 10 at the Rockland County Department of Health, Dr. Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A, Exhibition Hall, Ramapo. Appointment are required and can be made by calling… Read More →
The Rockland Department of Health will hold its second H1N1 flu vaccine clinic from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A, Exhibition Hall, in Ramapo. The department will provide the vaccine free of charge only to people in priority groups established by… Read More →
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said that pandemic flu probably will flare up soon after schools open in the fall, before vaccine is available. Napolitano also said that there would not be enough pandemic flu vaccine for everyone, at least in the early stages of the flu season. “There will… Read More →
There’s no vaccine against the H1N1 flu strain yet, but when there is one — and health officials think that will be soon — there is already a list of people who will go to the head of the line to get the shot. The Centers for Disease Control and… Read More →
U.S. health officials say swine flu could strike up to 40 percent of Americans over the next two years and as many as several hundred thousand could die if a vaccine campaign and other measures aren’t successful. Those estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention mean about twice… Read More →
Officials from the World Health Organization are now saying that a vaccine for the swine flu may not be widely available until the end of the year. According to Associated Press writer Maria Cheng, this could affect many countries’ vaccination plans, but countries could use emergency provisions to get the… Read More →