A reported 23,000 vaccine doses will be distributed before the holiday.
Dallas, Texas (WiredPRNews.com) – Dallas County will reportedly distribute thousands of vaccine doses for H1N1 prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. As reported by the Dallas Morning News, the County is expected to distribute approximately 23,000 doses, which health departments received on Friday, to provide vaccines for individuals who have been unable to obtain a vaccine, with priority going to those in high-risk groups such as pregnant women and health care personnel.
DCHHS Director Zachary Thompson, is quoted in the report as stating of the plans, “Dallas County Health and Human Services wants to get the vaccine out to as many Dallas County residents as we can before the Thanksgiving holiday.”
As noted by the Dallas Morning News, those who wish to schedule a vaccination appointment may call 214-819-6001.
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