September 17, 2009 · Filed Under Events and News 

The seasonal flue vaccine, available in shot and nasal spray forms, is recommended for people ages 6 months and older. The shot takes about two weeks to become effective.

A separate 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine is not expected to be available until mid-October. One vaccine is not a substitute for the other, health officials say. To learn more about the flue in Texas, visit For information pertaining to Tarrant County, visit (site includes information about flu shot community events).

Source: City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County Public Health, Texas Department of State Health Services


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