November 9, 2009
Nassau County Department of Health will be offering the H1N1 vaccine at no cost to Nassau County pregnant women on November 16, 2009. The vaccine will be available:
The vaccine that is being administered comes in a multi-dose vial containing thimerosal (a mercury preservative). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that there is no evidence that thimerosal is harmful to a pregnant women or fetus. The CDC advises pregnant women to get flu shots either with or without thimerosal.
For additional information, please call the Nassau County Department of Health Flu Call Center, Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm, 1-888-684-4271.
Directions to Nassau County Department of Health
Via the Northern State Parkway:
Take the Northern State Pkwy to exit 31A (Meadowbrook Pkwy S). Go south on the Meadowbrook Pkwy to exit M4 for Rt-24 W (Hempsteasd Tpke). Keep right at fork to merge onto Charles Lindbergh Blvd. Follow on Charles Lindbergh Blvd for approximately one mile. Department of Health building is on your left. Follow blue sign for parking.
Via Southern State Pkwy:
Take the Southern State Pkwy to exit 22N (Meadowbrook Pkwy N). ). Go north on the Meadowbrook Pkwy to exit M4 for Rt-24 W. Keep right at fork to merge onto Charles Lindbergh Blvd. Follow on Charles Lindbergh Blvd for approximately one mile. Department of Health building is on your left. (Please Note: Charles Lindbergh Blvd is a one way street. DO NOT attempt to turn around on Charles Lindbergh Blvd.)