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Free Hep A vaccinations available Friday

Provided by City of Lubbock

The City of Lubbock will hold immunization clinics for the hepatitis A vaccine beginning tomorrow, Friday, September 16th.  There is no charge to receive the vaccination.

Clinics will be offered at the following times:

Friday, Sept.16 - Noon-7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 17 - 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 18 - Noon-6 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 19 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

All clinics will take place at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane.  Immunizations on Friday will take place in rooms 104, 105, 106, and 107.  Clinics on the other days will take place in the banquet hall.

The City of Lubbock asks that only those people who ate at Cheddar's between 8/31/11 and 9/8/11 come to one of the clinics to receive the vaccine.  Anyone with a history of hepatitis A or who has previously received the hepatitis A vaccine does not need to be vaccinated.  

If a child needs the vaccine, the City asks that parents bring the child's shot record if there is one.

There will be no immunization or STD clinics at the Health Department on Friday, September 16 or Monday, September 19 due to the hepatitis A clinic.

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