November 3, 2009
Media Release

Four H1N1 immunization clinics operating in York Region today

Incorrect information published in Toronto Sun and Toronto Star newspapers
NEWMARKET …The Regional Municipality of York is operating four H1N1 flu immunization clinics today.
 
The listing in the Tuesday printed edition of the Toronto Sun incorrectly lists the Town of Georgina Clinic, which only operates on Mondays and Wednesdays, and omits the clinics in both the Town of Markham and Town of Richmond Hill, both operating seven days a week.
 
The listing in the Tuesday printed edition of the Toronto Star omits the clinic in the Town of Markham, which operates seven days a week.
 
At this time, the H1N1 flu vaccine is only available to those people in the first priority group who need the vaccine the most.
 
A list of current York Region clinics includes:
 

Municipality              

Location and Address

Dates and Times

City of Vaughan

Vellore Village Community Centre

1 Villa Royale Avenue

October 28th to December 18th

Monday to Friday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Town of Newmarket

Ray Twinney Recreation Complex

100 Eagle Street

October 28th to December 18th

Monday to Friday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Town of Georgina

(New Clinic Location)

Kin Community Hall

3 Fairpark Lane, Sutton

November 2nd to December 14th

Mondays and Wednesdays only

12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Town of Richmond Hill

(New Clinic Location)

Rouge Woods Community Centre

110 Shirley Drive

November 2nd to December 18th

Monday to Friday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Town of Markham

(New Clinic Location)

8100 Warden Avenue

(former Markham Hydro building)

November 2nd to December 18th

Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


For updated information on this year’s flu season, please visit www.york.ca/H1N1 or contact York Region Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653.
 
Currently, all of York Region’s clinics, the H1N1 flu vaccine will only be available to those people in the first priority group who need the vaccine the most.
 
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Media Contacts: Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, Community and Health Services, York Region
Phone: 905 830-4444, ext. 4016 or After-hours Cell: 905 716-9753
Email: jennifer.mitchellemmerson@york.ca
 
Patrick Casey, Director, Corporate Communications, York Region
                                  Phone: 905 830-4444, ext. 1235 or Cell: 905 715-8211
                                  Email: patrick.casey@york.ca

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