Media Release

H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccination Clinics

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 10:45 AM

This release sent at the request of the Alachua County Health Department.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Health Department will be offering free H1N1 Swine Flu vaccines on Saturday December 5, 2009 at four sites in Alachua County.  The vaccination clinics will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the exception of the Waldo site which will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fellowship Church of High Springs
16916 NW US Hwy 441 
High Springs, Fl. 32643
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Easton Newberry Sports Complex
24880 NW 16th Avenue
Newberry, Fl. 32669
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Trinity Methodist Church
4000 NW 53rd Avenue    
Gainesville, Fl. 32653    
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.                           

Waldo First Baptist Church
14370 Kennard Street (Hwy 24)
Waldo, Fl. 32694
Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.                           

"We are encouraging citizens who are most at risk for severe complications from H1N1 Swine Flu to receive the vaccination." stated Jean Munden, Administrator of the ACHD.  "Getting a vaccination is the primary means of preventing infection."

Those most at risk for severe complications are:

  • Pregnant women
  • Persons who live with or provide care for infants aged <6 months (e.g., parents, siblings, and daycare providers)
  • Health-care and emergency medical services personnel
  • Persons aged 6 months to 24 years
  • Persons 25 to 64 years who have medical conditions that put them at higher risk for influenza-related complications

For more information, including forms that can be filled out prior to arriving at the clinic which will quicken the process, visit, or call 352-334-7950.

For general media inquiries, contact Paul Myers at 352-334-7902.

The goal of the Alachua County Health Department is to promote, protect, maintain and improve the health and safety of all citizens and visitors.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).