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Dubuque allocates H1N1 vaccines

DUBUQUE (KWWL) Dubuque County has received it's weekly allocations of the H1N1 vaccine from the Iowa Department of Public Health.  But the first supplies are being used for health care workers and pregnant women.

Dubuque County public health officials say they will continually update the public on information about the vaccine availability as well as site to receive it.   The vaccine will be allocated to states on a staggered basis over the coming weeks.

A statewide toll-free hotline has been established for public questions about seasonal and H1N1 influenza at 1-800-447-1985. More information can also be found at www.idph.state.ia.us.

Online Reporter: Lauren Squires

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