Safe flu shot available

The
Health Services Authority has announced arrangement for a clinic on Tuesday, 2 March
from 3pm to 4.30pm in the Public Health Department to offer a special H1N1 vaccine
Celvapan for persons with egg allergies who could not receive the H1N1 vaccine
Panenza.

 Individuals wishing to receive the vaccine are
encouraged to come at that time as the vial has to be used within three hours
or be discarded. Two doses are required at least three weeks apart.  The vaccine is not recommended for babies
younger than six months old.

No
appointment is necessary to receive the vaccine which is available at no
charge.

For
further information contact the Public Health Department at 244-2648.

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