Wake Co. H1N1 clinics maintain supply

Paul Finch, MD, left, gets one of the first doses of the H1N1 Flu vaccines at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Oct. 5, 2009. Administoring the vaccine is Wendy Rainey, R.N. a clinical director at Le Bonheur. The vaccine was given in a tent in the parking lot of the hospital, specifically set-up to triage H1N1 patients. (AP Photo/Greg Campbell)

November 20, 2009 9:00:00 PM PST
Three H1N1 vaccine clinics in Wake County Saturday closed at their scheduled time with supplies of both the nasal mist vaccine and the shot remaining.Clinics in Apex, Raleigh, and Wake Forest all saw strong demand early in the day, which died down by mid-afternoon.

Officials say they are still giving the vaccine only to people in "high risk" groups, as defined by the CDC. But they say they anticipate having enough vaccine for everyone over the next few months.

Authorities still encourage people to contact their personal physician to see if they have the H1N1 vaccine before going to a county clinic.

Wake County has not yet announced its next clinic dates.

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