May 5, 2014 5:23 pm

AHS announces new measles immunization clinics

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CALGARY- Alberta Health Services has announced additional measles immunization clinics, to try and get more Calgarians vaccinated.

The new schedule is as follows:

Northgate Measles Immunization ClinicA#154, 495 36 St. N.E.

  • Wed., May 7, 2014 – 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

South Calgary Health Centre Measles Immunization Clinic*3 floor, 31 Sunpark Plaza S.E.

  • Tues. May 6, 2014 – 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sat. May 10, 2014 – 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wed. May 14, 2014 – 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Brentwood Village Mall Measles Immunization ClinicUnit 302, 3630 Brentwood Rd. N.W.

  • Thurs. May 8, 2014 – 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sat. May 10, 2014 – 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tues. May 13 – 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Vaccines will be given to people who meet the following criteria:

Infants six months of age to less than 12 months of age;

  • Children 12 months of age or older who have not yet received their first dose of measles vaccine;
  • Children four years of age and older who have not yet received their second dose of measles vaccine;
  • Individuals born in or after 1970 who have not received two doses of measles vaccine.
  • Health care workers, regardless of year of birth, who are not immune to measles.
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