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H1N1 Clinic Tonight in Knoxville

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 6:26 am
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Marion County Public Health will offer an H1N1 flu-shot clinic in Knoxville tonight for high-priority residents. Public Health spokesperson Diane Ellis says the clinic will be Thursday in the Knoxville High School cafeteria from 6 to 9 p.m. or until the vaccines run out. The clinic includes pregnant women, those who care for children younger than six months old, children ages six months through four years of age, those five to eighteen years old with chronic medical conditions, and health care personnel with direct contact to any of these priority groups. In related news, Knoxville schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Flack reports a decrease in district absences down to 5.5%, while Pella schools have no seen a significant increase in students staying home sick.