Two H1N1 vaccination clinics will be set up in Louisville next week.
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… Continue reading Officials To Announce H1N1 Clinics
Kentucky health officials are urging patience regarding distribution of the H1N1, or swine flu, vaccine.
The University of Louisville’s drive-thru flu shot program began Tuesday morning and has once again drawn hundreds of people.
Kentucky’s top health official is strongly defending the safety and efficacy of the H1N1, or swine flu, vaccine, which continues to arrive in the commonwealth.
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… Continue reading Indiana Launches Flu Shot Campaign
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,… Continue reading First Shipments of H1N1 Vaccine Coming To Region
The Kentucky Department of Public Health now says H1N1 flu activity in Kentucky is widespread, which is the highest level.
Health officials in Kentucky are reporting fewer cases of the flu so far this season.
A new study from the University of Pittsburgh has found that closing schools for less than two weeks during a flu pandemic may increase the rate of infection.