Last modified: Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Media Advisory: Initial H1N1 vaccine reservations filled; IU Health Center adds more openings
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 11, 2009
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Declaring Indiana University Bloomington Health Center's online reservation system for H1N1 vaccines a success after all initial openings were filled as of early today (Nov. 11), IU Health Center officials said they have already added thousands of new reservation openings.
The IU Health Center reservation system went active Nov. 6 offering 5,760 open reservation slots over a two-week period. The calendar dates for this period will be announced when the H1N1 vaccine arrives. Officials with the Health Center today (Nov. 11) said nine additional weeks of openings were being made available to accommodate more reservation opportunities.
WHAT: H1N1 vaccine reservation system extended.
WHEN: Reserve now. Calendar dates for vaccinations announced upon vaccine arrival.
WHERE: Visit either the IU Bloomington home page at http://www.iub.edu/, the IU Health Center home page at http://healthcenter.indiana.edu/ or the Health Center page in OneStart at https://onestart.iu.edu/ (See "Health Center" in left side menu under the "Campus" tab). Once there, users will be able to access the reservation service by clicking on the "Free H1N1 Vaccinations" icon. You can also find more information on the IU Health Center's Twitter page: http://twitter.com/IUHealthCenter.
WHO: IU Bloomington employees and students who meet the eligibility requirements for first-round vaccinations. Eligibility criteria can be found at: http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/12462.html.