The H1N1 vaccination at school is complete. Individuals over 9 years of age only need one dose. The vaccination is now widely available at pharmacies and other health care providers if your child missed the school clinic.
1. H1N1 is a level 6 pandemic spread across the earth.
2. You can spread this flu 1-2 days before you have symptoms and until symptoms cease.
3. H1N1 is spread by respiratory droplets.
4. H1N1 is transmitted person-to person and sustained in the human population.
5. People younger than 24 are at higher risk for serious illness.
6. Symptoms are worse in pregnant women.
7. People with pre-existing medical conditions are at higher risk of complications.
1. Wash your hands after sneezing, coughing, blowing your nose
2. Stay home if you have fever, coughing, sneezing, headache, or feel generally achy for 1 day after symptoms cease.
3. Don't share eating utensils.
4. Cough and sneeze into your elbow.
5. Watch for H1N1 flu vaccination sites.
6. Get seasonal flu vaccination as well.
For further information, see the CDC website:
The Hendricks County Health Dept. will have the locations where you can recieve the vaccine other than the schools: