This weekend — if you meet the eligibility requirements — you can get the H1N1 vaccine for free. The Brooklyn location for vaccines is at J.H.S. 234 (I.S. 234) Cunningham Junior High School in Homecrest.
The following are the details:
Saturday, November 21, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, November 22, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
J.H.S. 234 Arthur W. Cunningham Junior High School
1875 East 17 Street
Brooklyn, NY 11229
located between Avenue R and Avenue S
*Eligibility requirements for the weekend vaccination (from the Deparment of Health and Mental Hygiene website):
Beginning November 14 and 15 the H1N1 weekend vaccination centers will serve the following priority groups:
• Pregnant women
• Anyone 4 years through 24 years of age*
• People 25 through 64 years of age who have an underlying health condition that increases risk of severe illness or complications. These include people with asthma, diabetes, chronic heart and lung conditions, kidney failure, or a weakened immune system.
• Anyone who lives with or cares for children less than 6 months old.
* Students under age 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Those under 18 must bring a signed parental consent/screening form (available at each POD or through this link. If you are not part of any of these groups, you can get the H1N1 vaccine at other locations in your area. Choose “Get vaccinated against H1N1 Influenza” to find locations in your borough.