TOPEKA -- The Shawnee County Health Agency is offering all people living in and around Topeka, 6 months and older, the opportunity to receive the H1N1 vaccination today, Tuesday, January 12th at Seaman High School on 4850 Northwest Rochester Road. The clinic will be in operation from 5:00 until 8:00 this evening. The clinic could close earlier if they run out the vaccine.
Because it is a regular school day there, people seeing the vaccine should not come on campus until after 4:00 this afternoon. After 4pm, you're asked to come in through the main west commons entrance #1.
Children 9 years old andyoung will need to have a second dose of the H1N1 vaccine. If they received that first dose on or before December 16th, they'll be eligible for the 2nd round today.
There is no charge to receive the vaccine at the clinic today.
The SCHA's immunization department is closed Tuesday, while all other services will remain open as usual. Be sure to wear a short-sleeved shirt in the warmer weather, so the health professionals can administer the shot form of the vaccine to you.
Anyone who's experience flu-like illnesses should ot seek a vaccination until they feel well, and have been fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medicines. And remember to be patient.. clinic workers are working as fast as they can to vaccinate the public.