Swine flu vaccine available today in Queen Charlotte

  • Oct. 27, 2009 1:00 p.m.

The Queen Charlotte hospital is offering swine flu vaccine today, Oct. 27, from 1 to 4 pm in the lower floor meeting room. Hopsital administrator Kerry Laidlaw said more vaccine clinics will be held, but he wanted to offer a vaccine opportunity as soon as possible. Everyone is welcome to attend the clinic. According to Northern Health, swine flu vaccine will also be available at the Massett Health Centre Wednesday Oct. 28 from 1 to 9 pm and Thursday Oct. 29 from 9 am to noon. In Port Clements, the vaccine is available at the health clinic on Thursday Oct. 29 from 2 to 6 pm. In Sandspit, the vaccine is available at the health centre on Friday Oct. 30 from 1 to 5 pm. And in Queen Charlotte, it will be available again on Oct. 30, all day, from 9 am until 7 pm, at the health centre. Northern Health says this is not the only opportunity to receive the vaccine and that more clinics will be held on the islands in coming weeks.

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