The health department's web site stresses that you must register in advance -- and it's currently registering Albany County residents in the following priority groups:
- Pregnant women
- Persons who live with or provide care for infants under 6 months old
- Children 6 months - 4 years old
- Health-care and emergency medical services personnel who have direct contact with patients or infectious materials
- Children and adolescents 5-18 years old who have medical conditions that put them at higher risk for influenza-related complications
You can register online (be sure to follow the link for the appropriate priority group) -- or by calling 447-4505 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Arielle says she registered her toddler this way this morning).
Turnout at other H1N1 vaccine clinics around the Capital Region has been strong, so it's probably a good idea to register sooner rather than later.
Saratoga County: Saratoga County Public Health has an H1N1 flu shot clinic for priority scheduled for tomorrow in Saratoga Springs. It's by appointment only, though. And when we checked this morning (after a three dials to get through), it was full. The person handling the calls said the county is hoping it will receive more doses next week.
image: Cynthia Goldsmith / CDC
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