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Published December 03, 2009, 10:10 PM

Polk County H1N1 Vaccine Clinic

Three clinics in Polk County opened today to give out H1N1 vaccines.

By: Joel Porter, WDAZ

Many children in Polk County were in line to get their second round of vaccines for H1-N1.

The county public health department opened three sites for vaccination today including one in East Grand Forks.

This time, they opened it up to children from six months old to 24-year-olds.

Many children under 9 were back in for a booster shot this afternoon, after getting their first immunization about a month ago.

"considering this is such a big issue in our country, I thought it was a good idea to come in and get them vaccinated, better safe than sorry." Lisa DeLowery of East Grand Forks said. DeLowery brought in her two kids for vaccinations.

"we're saying 30 days to wait before they come in to get the second dose, so we're seeing a lot of those children coming back in to get their second doses." Incident Commander Jocelyn Haaven said.

On average, the staff today gave out about 50 vaccines per hour.

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