The state kicked off its stop flu at school campaign today with more than 68,000 students expected to participate at 334 school clinics across the state between now and December 3rd, 2009. The H1N1 flu vaccination clinics, meantime, are scheduled to begin in mid-November with parental consent forms to go out the week of October 19th. The consent forms must be turned in by October 30th for students to participate in the H1N1 clinics.
Now in its third year, Protect Hawai‘i’s Keiki: Stop Flu At School kicked off today with thousands of Hawai‘i elementary and middle school students receiving their free seasonal flu vaccine this week through the Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) program.
Last year, more than 62,000 children were vaccinated in the free and voluntary program. Additionally, more than 9,500 teachers and school staff received the flu vaccine, pushing the total number…
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