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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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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
Schools
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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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

...keeping it healthy. Getting a flu shot is super important according to CDC it's the number one way to prevent the spread of influenza," said McDonald. One lady in the passenger seat was watching the driver get his shot and when she felt the student nurse...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-10-20-3
Dispatch
Great day for CPH Drive-through flu shots

...keeping it healthy. Getting a flu shot is super important according to CDC it's the number one way to prevent the spread of influenza," said McDonald. One lady in the passenger seat was watching the driver get his shot and when she felt the student nurse...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-10-22/great-day-for-cph-drive-through-
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Donate the gift of life at the Blood Bank

...Flu season is here and the seasonal vaccine is now available for those who choose to get immunized. The flu, caused by the influenza virus, is spread by coughing, sneezing or nasal secretions. For most people, symptoms last only a few days, but for those...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-06/donate-the-gift-of-life-at-the-blood
Schools
Around the District

...Daniels' Class has wrapped a study of community safety issues. We discussed topics on bullying, wild animals, conflicts, influenza, rules and laws, and violence. Students put together group presentations to show what they learned. Our class is also...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-29/around-the-district
Schools
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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Flu on the rise

There is a rise in influenza patients this year in the emergency room at Central Peninsula Hospital...year, Emmick said the ER averaged about 40 to 44 patients with influenza, or the flu, each day during flu season. This year, the flu...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-28/flu-on-the-rise
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