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CPH sees spike in influenza cases

...Peninsula Hospital has confirmed 34 cases of influenza since the October start of the flu season...shots as all of the reported cases were influenza A which is covered by this year's vaccine...vast majority of cases have been Type A influenza. While the number of people who have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-13-1
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Fewer students getting H1N1 influenza vaccine

Numbers from the first three mass dispensing clinics for the Novel H1N1 influenza vaccine at area schools are down from what emergency officials were anticipating. The Central Peninsula H1N1 Task Force has organized...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/111809/new_516109344.shtml
Farmers, state agencies keep eye on local flocks

...yet been stricken by the largest avian influenza outbreak to hit the poultry industry...of spreading highly pathogenic avian influenza found in the Lower 48 and Canada to farms...markets, she said. Because of how avian influenza is spread, through the intermixing of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/local-flocks-risk-flu-from-lower-48
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Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...nurse practitioner, has raised the alarm that influenza has risen sharply on the Kenai Peninsula and...Fluzone vaccines are given to help prevent influenza disease caused by influenza A and B strains. Becher encourages checking...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2014-11-09/kenai-peninsula-college
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Health officials: Take sickness seriously

An enterovirus outbreak and the impending influenza season mean taking precautions to avoid the spread of sickness...the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. "And influenza season is just around the corner."State health officials...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-07/health-officials-take-sickness-serio
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CPH Drive through Free Flu Shots helps keep community healthy

...to Dana McDonald, CPH Infection Preventionist, it was a great turnout on a perfect autumn day, "The best way to prevent influenza is to get vaccinated and that's why for many years now CPH has sponsored the free flu shot drive-through clinic. We gave...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-10-05/cph-drive-through-free-flu-shots
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Raven Plaza, traditional healing dedicated at Dena'ina Wellness Center

...tidal ring shows the tide going out, Ross said, corresponds to the year 1838, when hundreds of Dena'ina were killed by an influenza epidemic. From this starting point, Ross said that the lowest time in Dena'ina history - 1959, the year of Alaskan statehood...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-19/raven-plaza-traditional-healing-dedi
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Vaccinations encouraged as flu season arrives

Influenza is making its annual appearance with cases already popping...to the Center for Disease Control, the vaccine has two influenza A viruses, H1N1 and H3N2, and one influenza B 2012-like virus. There is also a quadrialent vaccine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-28/vaccinations-encouraged-as-flu-seaso
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Health providers prepare for flu season

...there are no confirmed cases of seasonal influenza in the Gulf Coast region of the state...antibodies is important to curtailing influenza. HHS recommends getting vaccinated before the onset of influenza activity in the community. Flu season...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-27/health-providers-prepare-for-flu-sea
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Sad news a reminder that flu season isn't over

News this week that H1N1 influenza contributed to a Homer woman's death serves as a sobering reminder...precautions to protect ourselves and our loved ones from H1N1 and season influenza. According to the Alaska Department of Health and Human Services...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021410/ope_563043479.shtml
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