Indiana Launches Flu Shot Campaign

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

First Shipments of H1N1 Vaccine Coming To Region

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

Health Officials Preparing for H1N1 Vaccine Release

Louisville health officials are working to deploy a city-wide vaccination program as soon as an H1N1 vaccine is available from the Centers for Disease Control. Department for Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Adewale Troutman says the CDC is still hoping to hit a target of mid-October to have the vaccine ready. The first round… Continue reading Health Officials Preparing for H1N1 Vaccine Release