GET VACCINATED AGAINST Influenza A (H1N1): 9 Physicians Available to Administer H1N1 Vaccine

Persons who fall under the risk groups are: pregnant women who are in the last six months of pregnancy or second trimester – from their fourth month onwards – will be vaccinated; persons with chronic conditions e.g. with pulmonary disease; with cardiac disease; after a recent bone marrow transplant; with a diminished resistance to infections: livercirrosis, (functional) asplenia, auto-immune illnesses, chemotherapy, immunosuppressive medication; with diabetes mellitus, even if not on medication; with chronic kidney disease/failure; with HIV-infection; persons 60 years and older; health care workers and health care workers (personnel in nursing homes, senior citizen home, hospital, outpatient clinics and general practitioner/specialist practices); and home care givers of people with a very high risk for severe illness and mortality. 

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Clinics administering the H1N1 Vaccine for their patients in the identified risk groups are:

– Dr. Mercuur Clinic (Monday to Friday, 12.00pm to 1.00pm)

– Bush Road Clinic (Monday to Friday, 12.00pm to 2.00pm)

– Dr. Deketh Clinic (Monday to Friday, 2.00pm to 3.00pm)

– Simpson Bay Medical Clinic, Dr. Tjaden & Datema Clinic (Wednesday & Thursday, 2.00pm to 5.00pm)

– Dr. Ruth Douglas (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7.30am to 9.30am)

– Union Road Clinic of Dr. Van Osch (Wednesday, Thursday 2.00pm to 5.00pm)

– Dr. Spencer Clinic (Wednesday, 2.00pm to 4.00pm)

– Great Bay Clinic of Dr. Bus/Dr. Knol (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 2.00pm to 3.00pm; call 542-6542 for an appointment)

– Dr. Zamora Perez Medical Clinic (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2.30pm to 4.00pm)

Other family physicians will be added to the list and this information will be announced once it has been received.

For further information, contact Preventative Health Dept. at 542-3003 or 542-3553.