October 29, 2009
Media Release

York Region H1N1 flu immunization clinics at full capacity; no further patients will be accepted today


Information and updates available at www.york.ca/H1N1
 
NEWMARKET - Effective immediately, Thursday, October 29th, the H1N1 flu immunization clinic operating at Vellore Village Community Centre in the City of Vaughan and Ray Twinney Complex in the Town of Newmarket are at capacity and will not accept any further patients today.
 
People currently in line will be immunized.
 
Each clinic has a total daily maximum capacity of 1,200 patients.
 
People in high risk groups are welcome to attend either clinic tomorrow (Friday, October 30th), as well as over the weekend.  Please see the clinic schedule below for clinic hours.
 
The Regional Municipality of York thanks people for their continued patience and understanding.
 
Clinic dates and locations
 
Vellore Village Community Centre
1 Villa Royale Avenue, Vaughan
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Monday to Friday 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Clinic opened Wednesday, Oct. 28
Ray Twinney Complex
100 Eagle Street West, Newmarket
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Monday to Friday 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5p.m.
Clinic opened Wednesday, Oct. 28
Sutton Kin Community Hall
3 Fairpark Lane, Sutton
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Mondays and Wednesdays 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
 
Clinic opens Monday, Nov. 2
 
 
Clinics will be operating until the week of December 14th and vaccine will be available to all York Region residents.
 
For a complete list of H1N1 flu 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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