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    Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    Never been to the Polk county health department before. That is an interesting place to say the least.

    Was super quick though....only about 10 min and we were done. Have to go back in 3-4 weeks for the 2nd dose since she is only 7.

    Would have got it myself, but I'm not in a "priority" group. Probably get it when I take her back in a few weeks for the 2nd dose.



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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    Never been to the Polk county health department before. That is an interesting place to say the least.

    Was super quick though....only about 10 min and we were done. Have to go back in 3-4 weeks for the 2nd dose since she is only 7.

    Would have got it myself, but I'm not in a "priority" group. Probably get it when I take her back in a few weeks for the 2nd dose.
    Actually my doctor told me I probably wouldn't be able to get it at all this year. Way too many priority groups in front of this 40 year old healthy male.



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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    Actually my doctor told me I probably wouldn't be able to get it at all this year. Way too many priority groups in front of this 40 year old healthy male.
    Might be the case. I fall in that demographic myself. Could have easily fibbed and said I was a health care worker or something but what's the point.



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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    I'll pass on getting a h1n1 shot or a flu shot for that matter.



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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    I'll pass on getting a h1n1 shot or a flu shot for that matter.
    Wasn't a shot...was the mist. In either case, glad you are bulletproof



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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    I am in a priority group, and I am not sure I am going to get it. I have to wait for the shot version and not the mist.


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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    I'll pass on getting a h1n1 shot or a flu shot for that matter.
    Why? I hear this talk a lot and it puzzles me.



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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    I am in a priority group, and I am not sure I am going to get it. I have to wait for the shot version and not the mist.
    Why?


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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    Mist is live (weak) virus and may result in complitications for people with compromised (immuno surpressed, asthma, etc.) systems. Flu shot is dead virus.


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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    Gotcha.


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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUboi12 View Post
    Mist is live (weak) virus and may result in complitications for people with compromised (immuno surpressed, asthma, etc.) systems. Flu shot is dead virus.
    This. I'm the exact same way. Stupid asthma.



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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    I just saw that Story county will not be having their clinics until Oct 24th. We'll definitely get it for our 2 year old and my wife because she is pregnant but it looks like students are not on the list so I'll have to wait. If you have children it doesn't make sense not to get this.



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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    Does anyone know if the mist also uses egg whites, like the shot does? Just wondering due to an egg white allergy.


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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    If you have ever had the real flu, not the 24 to 48 hr. stuff, you will always get a flu shot. It is nasty and lasts for weeks.



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    Re: Got my daughter the H1N1 vaccine today

    There have been a lot of cases of it going around ames recently and it will only be spreading with this colder weather


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