H1N1 clinics to be held in Grand Forks, Polk counties ThursdayFree H1N1 immunization clinics will be held Thursday.
By: James R. Johnson, Grand Forks Herald
Free H1N1 immunization clinics will be held Thursday at:
- Polk County Public Health, 1 to 4 p.m., 1624 Central Ave. N.E., East Grand Forks. (218) 281-2432
- Polk County Public Health, 1 to 4 p.m., 721 S. Minnesota St., Crookston. (218) 281-3385.
- Polk County Public Health, 1 to 4 p.m., 275 Cleveland St., McIntosh, Minn. (218) 563-2010.
- Alerus Center (Grand Forks County Public Health), 5 to 8 p.m., use door No. 1 at the south end. (701) 787-8100.
The vaccine is available to anyone 6 months and older.
Polk County Public Health will conduct H1N1 clinics from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 21 and 28 at all three locations.
“All of the clinics (Jan. 7) were pretty well attended,” said Terry Oliver, Polk County Public Health. “We had about 100 people at each of the clinics in East Grand Forks and Crookston. There will be no shortage of vaccine.”
There are no future clinics planned for the Grand Forks area.
“We’re planning that this will be the last mass clinic in Grand Forks County,” said Kathy Dunn, Grand Forks Public Health. “We hope that people will still get vaccinated through their health care provider or Grand Forks Public Health.”