Stories tagged with: H1N1 Vaccine

May 24, 2010 - 4:24pm
5 years 26 weeks ago

The Buckeye State may have an over-abundance of the H1N1 vaccine.

Ohio Department of Health data show almost 1.5 million doses of vaccine statewide hit their expiration dates before they were used.

Local health officials say it may be because the health scare didn't amount to much.

"If this virus had been a very lethal virus, the demand would have likely been much greater. When we ordered the vaccine, we didn't know how serious the illness would be, " says...

December 23, 2009 - 5:18pm
5 years 48 weeks ago

More than 900 doses of the H1N1 Vaccine in Licking County are part of a nationwide recall. The recall is not safety related

The Centers for Disease Control announced that manufacturer MedImmune was voluntarily recalling approximately  4.7 million doses of the nasal spray H1N1 vaccine.

The reason is due to the potency of the vaccine.

Licking County Health Commissioner Joe Ebel says individuals who received this vaccine do not need to...

December 14, 2009 - 11:53am
5 years 49 weeks ago

The line was out the door most of the day at the Rambo Memorial Health Center for people wanting to get the H1N1 vaccine.

As of today anyone can get the the swine flu vaccine and the Rambo Memorial was packed with people trying to stay protected from the virus.

"I'm filling syringes, we're just so inundated with people that I've been vaccinating this morning and we're running out as far as what's drawn up so I'm drawing up vaccines so we can keep the line going,...

October 26, 2009 - 8:50pm
6 years 4 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department is finished with its first public H1N1 vaccination clinic, administering about 300 doses of the mist to childcare providers and pre-school children between the ages of two and five.

Health Commissioner, Corey Hamilton, says people were lining up outside the 7th Street building a few hours before the clinic opened, forcing the Health Department to start the clinic early.

"We did start giving shots just after 2 o'clock and for...

October 26, 2009 - 4:33pm
6 years 4 weeks ago

200 pregnant Muskingum County women are immunized against the H1N1 virus.

Rambo Memorial Health Center just wrapped up its first H1N1 vaccination clinic that was four hours long.

At times, women were out the door waiting to get in and sign their forms.

"We are taking more names though for the waiting list. I was told that there were 750 pregnant women in Muskingum County. So, we will continue to do this along with our mist when we get some additional for the high risk...

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