CLARK—The Clark Health Department has received a limited amount of H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine. The vaccine contains the mercury based preservative thimerisol.
Pre-registration of the vaccine is required and will begin on Monday, Nov. 9. Pre-registration will close on Friday, Nov. 13, or when all slots are filled, whichever comes first.
The following priority groups are eligible to receive the vaccine:
- Pregnant women
- Household contacts and caregivers of children less than 6 months of age.
- Health care and emergency medical personnel
- Persons age 6 months to 24 years of age
- Persons 25-64 years of age with underlying medical conditions.
The first H1N1 clinic will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Clark Recreation gymnasium located at 430 Westfield Avenue.
To pre-register for the H1N1 vaccine, call Nancy Raymond at 1-732-428-8405.
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