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Kittitas County's H1N1 Vaccine clinic goes smoothly

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ELLENSBURG--Nearly 1,100 people in Kittitas County are now vaccinated against the H1N1 virus after Saturday's clinic at the Ellensburg Fairgrounds.

This was the first chance for the county's general public to get the vaccine.

Kittitas County Health officials say the clinic went very smoothly, with none of the lines and waiting seen in places like Umatilla.

After Saturday, roughly one in eight people in Kittitas County is protected against the virus.

"I'm pleasantly surprised that there's so much [vaccine] available," Manda Valentine said.  "I've heard that they've been out at a lot of different places, so I was really happy to be here and be able to get my vaccination."

Most of the people getting their vaccine Saturday were 65 and older.  The county has about 400 vaccines left.  They'll give those to local pharmacies.

Yakima County will make their supply of H1N1 vaccine available to the public on Monday.

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