How to Volunteer for Swine Flu H1N1 Study

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Call your local hospital to see if there are any Swine Flu studies being conducted. Many hospitals know about the studies before others do.

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Call your local doctor or university health departments and inquire if any Swine Flu studies are taking place.

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Ask how to become a volunteer for Swine Flu studies when you make the calls (from steps 1 and 2). Find out the age requirements and any health requirements to be able to participate in the Swine Flu studies in your area.

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Fill out the necessary paperwork for the Swine Flu studies. Most likely they will mail them to you. If not, you might need to go and pick up the paperwork in person to get you started in the Swine Flu studies.

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Wait for your acceptance into the Swine Flu studies.

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Go to your first appointment to have your initial blood work drawn up. The information from the blood work will give the doctors the information needed for your Swine Flu vaccine results. They will use the blood work as a base for your part in the Swine Flu studies.

Tips and Warnings

  • Some swine flu studies will pay you for your participation.
  • Only participate in one Swine Flu study at a time.
  • Flu season is particularly scary with the Swine Flu or H1N1 flu in existence. The initial Swine Flu scare is over with. However, many people are still worried about catching the Swine Flu and their health. Doctors and groups all across the United States are asking for volunteers to test the most recent Swine Flu or H1N1 vaccine. This is a good way to get the most recent Swine Flu vaccine and help with the tests of it to prevent further Swine Flu major outbreaks.