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Swine flu vaccination clinic today

Staff Reports

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – Children ages 2 to 9 may receive free vaccinations against the H1N1 flu today from at 4 p.m. at the Bijou School 3501 Spruce Avenue in South Lake Tahoe.

The clinic will last until 8 p.m. or until vaccinations run out.

This is the first H1N1 vaccination Barton Health in Lake Tahoe Unified School District and El Dorado County has held this year.

This vaccine will be an intranasal vaccine, which means that children with the following health conditions will not be allowed to receive this version of the H1N1 vaccine: asthma, allergies to eggs, diabetes, seizures, and diseases of the heart, lung, kidney, nerve, muscle, liver or blood.

Children receiving this vaccine for the first time will need to receive a second vaccine at a second clinic date.

Additional clinic dates will be announced as additional vaccine arrives.