Six Schools Offering H1N1 Vaccine On Saturday

November 19, 2009

Six Houston-area schools will offer H1N1 flu vaccines this Saturday, and supplies are expected to go fast.

The shots will be available Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The six vaccine sites are:

  • Wheatley High School, 4801 Providence, 77020
  • Yates High School, 3703 Sampson, 77004
  • Westside High School, 14201 Briar Forest, 77077
  • Milby High School, 1601 Broadway, 77012
  • Woodson Middle School, 10720 Southview, 77047
  • Jane Long Middle School, 6501 Bellaire, 77074

The primary focus is to vaccinate school-age children and other people in high risk groups. Those groups are:

  • Pregnant women
  • People with children younger than six months old
  • Healthcare and emergency medical personnel
  • Persons between the ages of six months and 24 years old
  • People ages 25 to 64 years old who are at higher risk for H1N1 because of chronic health disorders or compromised immune systems

The Houston Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with the Houston Independent School District to offer the vaccines.

The Health Department also offers free vaccines on a first come, first serve basis at seven sites on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesdays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The vaccination sites are:

  • Acres Home Multi-Service Center, 6719 W. Montgomery, 77091
  • La Nueva  Casa De  Amigos Health Center, 1809 North Main, 77009
  • Lyons Health Center, 5602 Lyons, 77020
  • Magnolia Health Center, 7037 Capitol, 77011
  • Northside Health Center, 8523 Arkansas, 77093
  • Southwest WIC, 6400 High Star, 77074
  • Sunnyside Multi-Service Center, 4605 Wilmington, 77051
InstantNewsWestu Staff

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