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Nurse Melanie Lee of Oakdale gives her son, Nicholas, the nasal mist form of the H1N1 vaccine during a Washington County flu clinic Saturday in Stillwater. Submitted photo.

Nearly 2,000 vaccinated at flu clinics

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Nearly 2,000 children were vaccinated against the H1N1 influenza virus during Washington County clinics Saturday.

Public health officials reported that 1,993 kids received the vaccine during the free clinics. Vaccinations were given in Forest Lake, Stillwater and Cottage Grove.


Children ages 4 to 9 received the vaccine, most in the nasal mist form. Kids who could not receive the nasal mist because of medical reasons received a flu shot.

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