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H1N1 vaccine now available

The H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine is now available at the Letcher County Health Department. Those who should receive the immunization first are pregnant women; people who live with or care for children younger than six months old; children and young adults 6 months to 24 years old, especially those with chronic health problems; and people 25 to 64 years old with chronic health problems.

People 25 to 64 years old should get the vaccine after the higher risk groups have received it.

To schedule an appointment for an immunization, call the health department at 633-2068.

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