H1N1 nasal spray clinic has low turnout

H1N1 nasal mist vaccinationA small number of area residents turned out for the H1N1 nasal spray clinic at Boone County Health Center on Nov. 19. The live virus nasal spray was available only to persons age two to 49 in good health, and only 10 doses were administered.

In the above photo, Gayla Oakley, RN, administers the nasal mist vaccine to Bennett Novacek while his mother, Lara, assists.

As of Monday, Nov. 23, the hospital had not received any additional supplies of injectible H1N1 vaccine.

Initial immunization clinics have been conducted at all Boone County schools.