October 28, 2009
Media Advisory

York Region H1N1 Clinics not accepting further patients today
to accommodate existing lineups

Three to four-hour wait times at clinics in City of Vaughan and Town of Newmarket

NEWMARKET - As of 4 p.m. today, Wednesday, October 28th, lineups have now been closed at the two current H1N1 vaccination clinics to allow people currently in line to be vaccinated between now and 8 p.m. when the clinics will close for the evening.

The patients currently in line at each clinic as of 4 p.m. today will receive their H1N1 vaccination.

People in high risk groups are welcome to attend either clinic on Thursday and Friday of this week, as well as over the weekend. Please see the clinic schedule below for clinic hours.

Clinic dates and locations
Vellore Village Community Centre
1 Villa Royale Avenue,
Vaughan Map
Monday to Friday 12 pm to 8 pm
Saturday and Sunday 12 pm to 5 pm
Ray Twinney Complex
100 Eagle Street West,
Newmarket - Map
Monday to Friday 12 pm to 8 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
Sutton Kin Community Hall
3 Fairpark Lane,
Sutton - Map
Monday and Wednesday 12 pm to 8 pm
Clinic open Wednesday, Oct. 28 Clinic open Wednesday, Oct. 28 Clinic open Monday, Nov. 2

For a complete list of seasonal influenza immunization clinics and 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.

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Media Contact: 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
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