State Dept. of Health to make update on H1N1 vaccinations

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - The State Department of Public Health plans an update on swine flu in Alabama on Tuesday morning.
Last week, State Health Officer Don Williamson announced that Alabama's supply of vaccine was delayed. Williamson says Alabama expected at least 570,000 shots of the vaccine by the end of October. The state will be lucky to get 300,000 shots in that time frame.

17 people in Alabama have died because of swine flu.

The state has a toll-free swine flu hotline. The number is - 1-877-377-7285. Lines are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.