The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will hold an H1N1 vaccination clinic next week in west Louisville for people at high risk of contracting the swine flu. Officials say three-thousand doses of H1N1 vaccine will be administered next Tuesday, November 24 at the New Zion Baptist Church at 1501 South 34th Street. […]
The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will hold another vaccination clinic for the H1N1 virus this Saturday, November 21. Spokesperson Dave Langdon says about three thousand doses of the vaccine will be available for distribution to people at high risk of contracting the H1N1 flu. He says it’s an even mix of […]
Two days of H1N1 vaccinations begin Wednesday outside of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The health department says at least 15,000 doses of the vaccine will be available for distribution over the course of two days. The shots and nasal spray are intended for those at high risk of contracting H1N1 flu or for flu complications, […]
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 […]
Health officials say a 39 yeaw old Scott County, Kentucky man is the state’s sixth H1N1, or swine flu fatality. Matt Finger died at home on October 3. Authorities say Finger had no apparent underlying health problems. Other H1N1 deaths have been recorded in Fayette (2), Jefferson, Caldwell and Christian Counties.
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 […]
Health officials say a 60 year old Lexington woman has died from the H1N1 flu. It’s the second confirmed H1N1 death in Fayette County and the fifth in Kentucky. The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says the woman had other underlying health conditions. Kentucky has also confirmed H1N1 deaths in Jefferson, Christian and Caldwell Counties.
From WFPL’s Haley Hart As part of their emergency preparedness plan, officials at Kosair Children’s Hospital tested a portable field hospital Friday. The inflatable tent can double the hospital’s overflow capacity. Safety Director Bill Farrell says the test was prompted by the possibility of escalating H1N1 cases. “Our ERs have in September hit record numbers […]
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 […]