Officials To Announce H1N1 Clinics

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will announce details Wednesday about the city’s first immunization clinics for those at high risk of contracting the H1N1 flu. The high risk population includes, among others, pregnant women, people who care for children under the age of six months and health care workers. Limited quantities of H1N1 vaccine […]

Indiana Launches Flu Shot Campaign

Officials in Indiana are launching a statewide media campaign to enourage people to get vaccinated for both the seasonal and H1N1 flu. Governor Mitch Daniels and State Health Department Commissioner Judy Monroe announced the campaign as they received their seasonal flu shots Wednesday in the governor’s office. The first shipments of H1N1 vaccine have begun […]

First Shipments of H1N1 Vaccine Coming To Region

Kentucky should begin receiving its first doses of H1N1, or swine flu, vaccine next week.  State Epidemiologist Kraig Humbaugh says the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta is shipping Kentucky more than 24,000 doses of the vaccine, which initially will be in nasal spray form. “We allocated that 24,300 to our 56 local health departments.  So, […]