West Louisville H1N1 Clinic Set For Tuesday

Another public vaccination clinic for H1N1 will be held Tuesday in west Louisville. Health department spokesperson Kathy Harrison says about three thousand doses of the vaccine will be available for distribution at the New Zion Baptist Church, 1501 South 34th Street, from 3-7pm, or as long as supplies last. The doses are intended for people […]

Another H1N1 Vaccine Clinic Set For Louisville

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 […]

Vaccine Clinic Ends Ahead Of Schedule

With supplies nearly exhausted, a mass H1N1 vaccination clinic in Louisville ended ahead of schedule Thursday afternoon. Health department officials shut down the lines at 1pm, seven hours before the scheduled end of the clinic outside Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. More than 19,000 doses of the vaccine were administered during the clinic that began Wednesday morning. Health deparment […]

H1N1 Vaccination Clinics Begin Wednesday

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, […]

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 […]

Trans Fat Forums Set For Tuesday, Thursday

From WFPL’s Haley Hart The Louisville Metro Board of Health will hold the first of two community forums Tuesday to discuss the health effects of artificial trans fat. Health department spokesperson Dave Langdon says the forums are the result of a resolution passed by the Louisville Metro Council. “They’ll include presentations on the health consequences […]

Seasonal Vaccine Supplies Expected At Full Strength Soon

The medical director of Louisville’s health department says the scattered shortages of seasonal flu vaccine across the region should soon be alleviated. Dr. Matt Zahn says some areas are running low or out of the seasonal vaccine because manufacturers have also been trying to get millions of doses of H1N1 vaccine distributed as quickly as […]

Health Department Unveils Bike Lockers, Library

Three new bicycles are in use at the Louisville Department of Public Health andWellness. They’re part of a ‘bicycle library’ unveiled today for department employees to use during the day, or out-of-office meetings or during their lunch hour. Director Dr. Adewale Troutman says it’s also a matter of convenience for his workers. “So if you’ve […]

Health Department To Hold Exercise

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is asking for the public’s participation in an exercise this (Wednesday) evening that will test its readiness to distribute medication during a public health emergency. Spokesperson Dave Langdon says the exercise will take place from 5:00-7:00pm at two Louisville National City Bank branches. “There’s one branch […]