Elderly offered express line for swine flu shots

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Senior citizens in Warren and surrounding counties will have the opportunity to receive a swine flu vaccination without waiting in line on Thursday and Friday. The state health department’s West Central Public Health District is offering “fast lane” vaccination clinics at the following locations from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.:

• Warren County — 807 Monroe St., Vicksburg

• Claiborne County — 902 S. Market St., Port Gibson

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• Sharkey/Issaquena County — 297 W. Race St., Rolling Fork.

Vaccinations are free, and custom 2009 H1N1 Valentine’s Day T-shirts will also be given away at the clinics while supplies last. More information is available by calling the flu hotline at 1-877-222-9FLU or visiting www.HealthyMS.com online.