Swine flu vaccine available in Tarrant, Collin counties and Mansfield

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by WFAA-TV Staff

wfaa.com

Posted on November 20, 2009 at 8:45 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 20 at 10:02 AM

Health officials in two counties and the City of Mansfield have announced plans to distribute the H1N1 vaccine.

TARRANT COUNTY

Starting Friday, people in high-risk categories can get vaccinated against the swine flu at seven Tarrant County Public Health centers.

An estimated 1,600 county residents lined up Thursday to get the H1N1 vaccine at the a mass clinic at the Resource Connection Gymnasium.

Another vaccination clinic will be held next Tuesday at the Arlington Convention Center.

Tarrant County has received more than 14,000 doses of the H1N1 vaccine.

COLLIN COUNTY

Collin County Health Care Services said it received 6,500 doses of H1N1 influenza vaccine this week.

The county has distributed the serum to multiple area hospitals, emergency medical workers, first responders, shelter populations, and contracted clinics to serve low-income pregnant women and children four years of age or older.

H1N1 vaccine doses are available free, while supplies last, to pregnant women and children four years of age or older at these Collin County locations:

  • McKINNEY

Express Health
1505 Harroun Street, Suite C
Phone: 972-548-2722
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PrimaCare
1920 W. Eldorado Parkway
Phone: 469-952-3737
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:00 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and  Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

  • PLANO

PrimaCare
3304 Alma Drive
Phone: 972-424-6581
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

MANSFIELD

On Saturday, residents of Mansfield can get their swine flu vaccinations. A clinic at the Ben Barber Career Tech Academy, 1120 West Debbie Lane, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The clinic is for Mansfield residents only; proof of residency is required.

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