County to offer Vaccines for H1N1 with Free clinics
Health department H1N1 vaccine clinics will now be open to everyone including residents 65 and older. The department has set a free vaccine clinic for 1 to 7 p.m. Jan. 10 at Nature Coast High School, 4057 California St., Brooksville. Doctors, walk-in clinics and pharmacies, which charge an administrative fee ranging from $10 to $25, also can give vaccines to anyone who asks, said Nina Mattei, emergency planner for the health department. The department expects to deliver about 1,000 doses to 14 doctors' offices throughout Hernando County today, Mattei said. For more information, call the health department at (352) 540-6800 or visit www.myflusafety.com.
Voting for favorite angel crafts extended
Votes for the Angels on High event have been extended. The trail will open from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday on the Lake House grounds, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Visitors will be able to vote for their favorite hand-crafted angels that have been created by various groups, companies and individuals. The winner will be announced at a later date. Call the Spring Hill Community Association at (352) 666-4746.
Marines' Toys for Tots signup ends today
Today is the last day to register children for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program of Hernando County. Registration will be taken from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. Parents and legal guardians of children ages 6 months to age 12 must register in person and bring a driver's license, proof of Hernando County residency and Social Security card; and a birth certificate and Social Security card for each child being registered. Guardians must also bring papers or a court order to show legal custody. Call (352) 796-3666.
Spaces available at free Holiday Camp
Shiloh Problem Solvers has announced spaces are still available at the free Holiday Camp that will be Dec. 24, 28-31 and Jan. 4-7 at Kennedy Park on Kennedy Boulevard. The camp, which is held in conjunction with Hernando County Parks and Recreation, will be from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. Call (352) 345-9596.
Work on Yontz Road brings one-way traffic
Roadwork began Tuesday on Yontz Road, between Ponce de Leon Boulevard and Howell Avenue. The road will be milled, paved and restriped. The work should take 11/2 weeks. Residents can expect alternating one-way traffic, with access to driveways and streets maintained. For information, call (352) 754-4062, ext. 17013.
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