Revised Kentucky Immunization Schedule Begins Next Month

Effective July 1st, Kentucky is revising its immunization schedule for infants, toddlers and school-age children. Some vaccines required for school, day care, pre-school and Head Start have been added, amended, or altered. Parents should make sure their children are properly immunized, and Dr. William Hacker, Kentucky’s public health commissioner, says they have nothing to fear. […]

Another Swine Flu Case Confirmed In Jefferson County

Kentucky Department for Public Health officials say they have confirmed a case of swine flu in a Jefferson County Public Schools employee. It’s the fourth confirmed case in the county, the 13th in the state and the first connected a school. JCPS officials say the patient is a staff member at Meyzeek Middle School who […]

Officials: No Confirmed Swine Flu Cases In Kentucky, Indiana

Health officials in Kentucky and Indiana say they’re prepared for the possible spread of swine flu into the region, but so far there have been no confirmed cases of the illness in either state. The acting head of the U.S.  Centers for Disease Control says the number of U.S. cases has risen to 40.    At least one case […]