RENO, NV - The Washoe County Heath District is offering three more free H1N1 vaccination clinics for high risk groups. The dates of the clinics will be Sat, Dec 12th from 9am to Noon, Tues, Dec 15th from 1pm to 4pm, and Thurs, Dec 17th, from 1pm to 4pm.
There are a couple of changes for these clinics from previous clinics held at the Health District on 9th Street. Wristbands will NOT be given out. Instead, they will be held on a first-come, first-serve basis. Second, people older that 65-years-old with underlying health conditions have been added to the high risk groups.
The Health District expects to serve 225/hr at the Saturday clinic, and 150/hr for the weekday clinics. These will be the last three county clinics of 2009.
Saint Mary's will have a vaccination clinic this Saturday for people at high-risk. It will be from 10-1 at Saint Mary's Center for Health and Fitness on North Arlington Avenue. The vaccine will cost twenty dollars, but it's free to HealthFirst and Health Choice members.
The same day, Renown Health will have high-risk vaccinations at Reno Town Mall from 9am-1pm. Each shot is twenty dollars. But you can also get a seasonal flu shot for 28 dollars or a pneumonia shot for fifty.
High risk groups are defined as: