The hospital's visitor restrictions, which were enacted in the fall during the height of the H1N1 outbreak, have been lifted. Children under 18 are once again allowed to accompany or visit patients in the hospital.
As always, visitors are asked to observe the following visiting guidelines...
The final H1N1 vaccine clinic for Cooper patients and employees will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2010 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at Three Cooper Plaza, Suite 400, Camden, NJ.
This will be your last opportunity to receive the vaccine at Cooper during the current flu season.
Both the nasal vaccine (Flumist) and the injectable vaccine will be provided at these clinics subject to vaccine availability.
The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services and Cooper University Hospital will be hosting an H1N1 vaccination clinic for children ages 6 months to 5 years as well as children ages 6 years – 18 years with underlying medical conditions.
The H1N1 vaccine will be the injectable vaccine, which is not thimerosal-free.
The Burlington County Health Department in Westampton will hold H1N1 flu shot clinics to vaccinate priority groups on three consecutive Fridays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on November 6, 13 and 20, 2009 at their offices (15 Pioneer Boulevard, Westampton, New Jersey 08060).
A team of doctors and nurses from Cooper University Hospital will travel to the CBS3 studios in Philadelphia on Thursday, October 1, to participate in a live H1N1 Phone Bank during Eyewitness News (4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.).
During the broadcast, viewers will be invited to call or email their questions and/or concerns about H1N1. The team expects a range of questions, including symptoms and treatments of H1N1, who’s at risk and who should receive the vaccine, and what to do if you or a family member becomes ill.