Pregnant women and others at risk should get H1N1 flu shots as soon as they are available in their communities. Click a state to get the latest information on where to get vaccinated. This information is being updated regularly by states as more vaccine becomes available.
Seasonal flu vaccine is widely available. H1N1 vaccine is being shipped now. States are posting new information every day about availability, distribution to priority groups and where to get vaccinated. There is also information on State planning and preparation efforts, as well as general flu information here.
Ed. Using Iowa as an example, after a couple of clicks, you end up here when you look for H1N1 vaccine, which has the following header:
Notice: Local public health departments in Iowa have received limited amounts of 2009 (H1N1) influenza vaccine. Although there is currently not enough vaccine available for widespread use, these initial shipments will expand in the coming weeks.
Initial H1N1 vaccinations will be made available for these priority groups:
- Pregnant women
- Household contacts and caregivers for children younger than 6 months of age
- Health care and emergency medical services personnel
- All people from 6 months through 24 years of age
- Persons aged 25 through 64 years who have health conditions associated with higher risk of medical complications from influenza
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