County offers free swine flu vaccines

Amber Wade

The Portage County Health Department will offer free H1N1 vaccines to priority groups tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kent State Field House.

People can pre-register to receive the vaccine at

Pre-registration does not guarantee a vaccine.

The Kent State Field House is at 2213 Summit St. Buses will be operating to provide transportation to students.

Vaccine Priority Groups

&bull Ages 6 months to 24 years old

&bull Ages 64 and younger with chronic health problems such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease or other chronic conditions

n Pregnant women

&bull Caregivers or household contacts with babies younger than 6 months

Contact health reporter Amber Wade at

[email protected].