Another round of flu shot clinics

flu shot needleAlbany County and, for the first time, Rensselaer County have free H1N1 flu shot clinics coming up. Both counties are only offering the shots to residents in priority groups. Pre-registration is required.

Details after jump.

Albany County
Registration is required -- either online or by calling 447-4505.

Morning of December 5 at Cohoes Middle School
Any person 4-24 years old
Pregnant women
Health-care and emergency medical personnel
Any person age 4 or older who lives with an infant under 6 months old
Any person who provides care for an infant under 6 months old
Any person aged 25 to 64 years who has a medical condition that puts them at higher risk for influenza-related complications

Evening of December 9 at the Albany County Department of Health
Children 6 months - 47 months

Rensselaer County
The county is offering the shots to residents ages 5-18. You can register by calling 270-2626.

Dec. 5 at Troy High School gymnasium 10 am - 4:30 pm
Pre-register from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday Dec. 3 and Friday Dec. 4.

Dec. 13 at Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Rensselaer County, Rensselaer 10 am - 4:30 pm
Pre-register from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9.

Dec. 15 at Hoosic Valley Elementary School 3:30 - 8 pm
Pre-register from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 10.

Dec. 19 at Columbia High School gymnasium in East Greenbush 10 am - 4:30 pm
Pre-register from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 16 and 17

photo: James Gathany / CDC

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