Health Services is now offering the H1N1 injectable vaccine to you if you have a chronic medical illness that compromise you for influenza related complications. This consists of the following conditions:
- Chronic pulmonary (asthma)
- Cardiovascular (Except hypertension)
- Renal Disorders
- Hepatic Disorders (liver)
- Neurological/Neuromuscular Disorders
- Hematologic (Blood) Disorders
- Metabolic Disorders (Diabetes)
- Immunosuppression (caused by medications or HIV)
STUDENTS need to come if you are NOT over 24 years of age. Students are considered to be in the high risk area. Healthy students may receive the intranasal vaccine.
Health services will offer a H1N1 clinic Monday night, November 16, from 6:00–9:00pm in Health Services. Anyone who qualifies for the vaccine may come and get vaccinated. This is for healthy students who are 16–24 years of age for the intranasal and students who are 16–24 years with a compromising health condition for the injectable vaccine. Adults through the age of 64 years, with a compromising health condition, may receive the injectable vaccine. Nurses may administer the vaccine to family members of faculty and staff who meet NC state, Rowan County Health Dept. and CDC guidelines. This clinic is to accomodate those who cannot come to Health Services during the day clinic hours, which are 8:00am-4:00pm.
This clinic is to accomodate those who cannot come to Health Services during the day clinic hours, which are are 8:00am-4:00pm.