H1N1 clinics in Ada County changing days


by Edgar Linares
Idaho's NewsChannel 7


Posted on November 17, 2009 at 2:44 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 18 at 6:43 AM


BOISE -- Central District Health is making some changes to it's H1N1 clinics in Ada County.

They announced the clinics will no longer open on Saturdays, instead they will now open on Mondays.

The public can receive a swine flu vaccine is at the former Comp USA building on Milwaukee Street in Boise.

The clinic will open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., and will continue until Dec. 21. 

"We've listened to the people and they tell us Saturdays are kind of a busy day. They have to take the kids to soccer or whatever. And not everybody's available. So we're going try Mondays through December 21st and see how that works," said CDHD spokesman Dave Fotsch.

H1N1 clinics in Mountain Home and McCall are still giving vaccinations, however you must make an appointment by phone.

To contact Mountain Home clinics, call 580-6002.  McCall clinics can be reached at 630-8002.

Vaccinations are still only being given to priority groups.

They include:

• Pregnant women

• People who live with or care for children younger than 6 months of age

• Healthcare and emergency medical services personnel

• Persons between the ages of 6 months and 24 years old

• People 25 through 64 years of age with chronic health disorders or compromised immune systems

For more information, go to http://www.cdhd.idaho.gov/