Free H1N1 vaccinations are available to people older than 6 months in Idaho’s five northern counties through several pharmacies and drop-in clinics offered by Panhandle Health District.
Safeway pharmacies in Bonners Ferry, Sandpoint and Coeur d’Alene are offering the vaccine, along with the Fred Meyer on Kathleen Avenue and U.S. Highway 95 in Coeur d’Alene. The Walgreens on Appleway Avenue and U.S. 95 in Coeur d’Alene and the Albertsons on Prairie Avenue and U.S. 95 in Hayden also are offering it.
The vaccine is free, but stores may charge up to a $19 administration fee, a health district news release said. Free vaccinations are offered through the health district at:
•The Hayden office, 8500 N. Atlas Road, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Thursday, Friday and Monday, and from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Dec. 22.
•The St. Maries office, 137 N. 8th, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Monday.
•The Bonners Ferry office, 7402 Caribou, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.
•The Sandpoint office, 322 Marion, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 22.
•Bonner Mall in Sandpoint, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today through Friday.
•Priest River Library, 219 Main St., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Monday.
•Coeur d’Alene Tribal Casino, noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
•Health and Education Building, 858 Commerce Drive, Smelterville, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Dec. 22.
•Post Falls Library, 821 N. Spokane St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.
•Wallace Elks Lodge, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.
•Real Life Church, Post Falls, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 22.
•Coeur d’Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front Ave., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 22.
For more information, go to www.phd1.idaho.gov or call (866) 528-3501.