Louisville’s heath department and Jefferson County Public Schools are embarking on a campaign to immunize thousands of students against the flu. The immunization campaign was launched two years ago in response to the H1N1 outbreak. This year’s free doses of combined H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccine are funded by various federal programs. Health department spokesman… Continue reading Flu Shots Begin This Week At Jefferson County Public Schools
The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will begin taking appointments for flu shots at four sites this week. The appointments start Thursday at the Dixie Health Center, the Neighborhood Place East Health Center on Barret Avenue, the Middletown Health Center and the Newburg Health Center. Walk-in clinics will also be held at… Continue reading Health Department To Begin Offering Flu Shots
Kentucky and Indiana are both reporting widespread flu activity. Flu season typically runs through May.
Indiana public health officials have reported six recent flu deaths, and 16 for the season,
The clinic is only for those 18 and older. Also people at risk such as pregnant women and anyone over 50 should be vaccinated. The clinic will be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Medical Director Dr. Matt Zahn says for the first time the CDC is recommending a combined seasonal and H1N1 flu shot for everyone over six months old.
University of Louisville Hospital is again offering drive-through flu seasonal flu shots this year. They’ll be available Tuesday and again Thursday at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Here’s more information from U of L Hospital Stay away from the flu this year by getting your seasonal flu shot at University Hospital’s Drive-Thru Flu Shot on October… Continue reading U of L Hospital Offering Drive-Through Seasonal Flu Shots
The Louisville Metro Department of Health and Wellness will begin offering seasonal flu shots today. Spokesperson Kathy Harrison says the vaccine is being made available a little earlier this year. “We would like to go ahead and get as many of the seasonal flu shots out there as possible, so that when the H1N1 vaccine… Continue reading Seasonal Flu Shots Available
Louisville’s Department for Public Health and Wellness has moved up its start date on distribution of seasonal flu shots by three weeks this year in preparation for the upcoming H1N1 vaccine. Spokesperson Dave Langdon says the department will begin offering 25-dollar flu shots and nasal sprays September 14th. “We’re beginning our flu shots about three… Continue reading Health Department Moves Flu Shots Up Three Weeks