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State confirms Soldotna man died of H1N1 flu

...Alaska Department of Health Thursday to be the third fatality linked to the H1N1 flu strain this year. The deadly flu strain has been the most prolific strand of the flu at Central Peninsula Hospital this season and the virus is one of several being...
Alaska flu cases spike; season hasn't peaked

ANCHORAGE (AP) - Cases of the flu spiked in Alaska at the end of December...Alaskans have been reported to have the flu since the infection popped up, like of at least 35 states where widespread flu activity is reported, according to the...
Too few getting flu shots

...ANCHORAGE - Too few Alaskans are getting an annual flu shot, doctors say, with some patients claiming...officials began tracking adults who die from the flu, KTUU-TV reported.There have been no reported flu deaths in the state, but McLaughlin said doctors...
Support makes Homeless Connect event a success

...history. Sixty people came to receive information and services from 25 or so vendors. They were offered vision screening, flu shots, information about Social Security, Job Services and Public Assistance. The VA was available to assist veterans. Smoke...
Vaccinations encouraged as flu season arrives has seen one positive lab-identified flu case as of last week, but other cases may...vaccinated as soon as possible with the typical flu season running from October to March. CPH received the trivalent flu vaccine, which has three flu strains...

...Soldotna, Alaska, born in Santa Monica, Calif., died in his sleep Oct. 30 in Madera, Calif., after a prolonged bout of flu like symptoms. He was 72.Tom was proud to be in the first graduating class of the state of Alaska in Anchorage 1959 and a...
Health providers prepare for flu season

...many may be thinking about the upcoming flu season, but so far there are no confirmed...but none returned positive as the various flu viruses, said Yvette Barrows, nurse manger...providers have started to receive this year's flu vaccines. Allowing time for the production...
Project Homeless Connect returns for third year in Kenai

...provide lunch.In addition, health care services will also be available. Hospital volunteers will offer vision screenings, flu shots, blood-pressure checks, medical and dental referrals and disability resources, she said.Booths with information...
Seasonal flu yet to come: Officials encourage precautions

...Director Terry Shepherd from complications of the H1N1 flu does not show a resurgence of the pandemic that...Alaska has entered the peak of its historical flu season. Although hospitalizations for flu-like symptoms and pneumonia have averaged about...
Flu season on the horizon; flu shots available

With the feverish and achy flu season just around the corner, the recommending residents to get their flu shots now. "We want everyone who can...Everyone 6 months and over should get a flu shot. That just makes it easy." But...


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