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 […]

KY Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise

State health officials are encouraging Kentuckians, especially older children and teenagers, to get a booster vaccine to prevent pertussis, better known as whooping cough. State epidemiologist Dr. Kraig Humbaugh says there’s been a spike in whooping cough cases in Kentucky since October, with the highest concentration in Bullitt, Franklin and Hardin Counties. “Most experts think […]