H1N1 doses available

Thursday, December 31, 2009 - 2:52pm

Louisiana — Doses of the H1N1 vaccine will be available for everyone in Louisiana starting next week.

State health officials had limited the vaccine to target groups that were more likely to catch and spread the virus.

Now that most of those people have been vaccinated officials are encouraging more folks to get the vaccine.

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals officials say the state has received more than 900,000 doses of the vaccine.

They say flu activity is expected for months and folks should still take the virus seriously.