Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Friday, 7/31/2009

Health officials expect 125,000 doses to fight flu

The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department anticipates receiving swine flu vaccine doses for 125,000 people.

The vaccine for the H1N1 flu is expected to be available in October at the earliest, said Larry Vasko, deputy health commissioner.

The vaccine would first be administered to health care and emergency personnel and pregnant women.

It would next be available to the 88,000 students in the county, Mr. Vasko said. Vaccines would be voluntary, not mandatory.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.