Health Services will conduct TWO CLINICS to administer the H1N1 vaccine to students. The government has strictly adhered to the tier protocol for receiving the vaccine. You cannot receive the vaccine if you are over 24 years of age.
More clinics will be offered on a need to basis within government guidelines.
- Friday, October 30, 2009
- Thursday, November 5, 2009
This is the intranasal vaccine. The vaccine is a weakened live strain. The CDC has administered the same standards in developing this vaccine as the seasonal influenza vaccine. Side effects are minimal, if not entirely absent.
WHO CANNOT RECEIVE THE LIVE VACCINE:
- Acute illness with fever
- History of anaphylactic reaction after receiving vaccinations
- Allergy to eggs
- Long term health problems:
- Heart Disease
- Lung Disease
- Kidney/Liver Disease
- Metabolic Disorder (Diabetes)
- Anemia or Other Blood Disorders
- Weakened Immune System
- Long Term Treatment with High Dose Steroids
- Cancer Treatment with radiation or drugs
- Aspirin therapy or therapy with aspirin containing medications
- Pregnancy or planning pregnancy
- History of Guillian – Barre syndrome
- Close contact with a severely immunosuppressed person
- If you have received a live virus immunization such as measles, mumps, rubella, varicella or yellow fever in the past 4 weeks.
Please contact Health Services by e-mail or calling (704) 637-4404.