| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:06 AM
The Imperial County Public Health Department will have its annual drive-through flu clinic Saturday at the Imperial Valley Expo north parking lot in Imperial.
Vaccinations will be given at the expo grounds to patients 6 months old to 100 years old for $5...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:18 AM
Influenza has hit Northern Michigan, according to local public health officials.
Over the last three weeks, schools in the area reporting “flu-like illness” to the Health Department of Northwest Michigan have steadily increased.
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:20 PM
The Centers for Disease Control recommends an annual flu shot for all people ages 6 months and older. Flu shots have proven to reduce illness, absenteeism and medical expenses.
Kroger is offering the shots ($25) at its pharmacies administered by its...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:35 PM
School districts in the Sacramento area are scrambling to get their students immunized for whooping cough as required by state health officials. Kids held out of class because they don't have the state mandated shots could cost districts big bucks....
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:07 AM
An announcement was sent to parents of Carmel Clay Schools students Monday informing them a case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, was identified in the school district.
The letter states some children and staff members may have been...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 11:22 AM
In eight states now, more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners aren't getting all the vaccines required for attendance, an Associated Press analysis found.
Alaska had the highest exemption rate in 2010-11, at nearly 9 percent. Colorado's rate was...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Vermont has again been named the healthiest state in the nation, topping the list for a fifth straight year, thanks in part to a high rate of high school graduation and low incidence of infectious disease.
New Hampshire, Connecticut, Hawaii and...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 10:10 AM
PIERRE — State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger and the state Department of Health have earned a deserved reputation for placing great emphasis on the benefits of immunizations in South Dakota.
Their efforts were recognized yet again by the...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 8:39 PM
About 155 Newport-Mesa Unified students will be turned away from school Friday if they don't verify that they have been inoculated against whooping cough, a school official said.
With only days before the deadline, 98% of Newport-Mesa students have...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi takes her career as a figure skater seriously. Yet, since her victory on “Dancing with the Stars,” and experience as an American role model, she has taken on an even more serious role in life – a...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Health officials say the single best way to avoid the flu, which has already started making the rounds in Northern Michigan, is to get vaccinated, making it the perfect time to make arrangements for seasonal flu vaccine for everyone in your family age 6...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 12:51 PM
Her decision to give $500 bonuses to 155 employees for their work in combating the H1N1 flu virus has state Health Secretary Doneen Hollingsworth under scrutiny from the Legislature’s auditors.
Members of the Legislature’s government...