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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
Cal Thomas: Constitution 'central to our way of life'

...for certain types of diseases, including mumps, measles, rubella, polio, tetanus and diphtheria toxoids, pertussis, influenza type B and hepatitis B, and any other vaccinations for preventable diseases recommended by the Advisory Committee for Immunization...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-07/cal-thomas-constitution-central-t
Opinion
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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Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...immunization. The flu is caused by the influenza virus, which can be spread by coughing...vaccine people can protect themselves from influenza and equally as important, they can avoid spreading influenza to others. In the spirit of community...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2012-10-07/kenai-peninsula-college
Schools
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
News
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
Opinion
H1N1 Vaccinations are now available

...students, public, private, home school, and pre-school aged individuals in the central area as possible against the H1N1 influenza (swine flu) because of their risk of spreading the virus. "We had our plans all in place, and it was just a matter of...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120809/dis_528504660.shtml
Too few getting flu shots

...the United States alone who are hospitalized as a result of influenza infection," said Dr. Joe McLaughlin, Alaska state epidemiologist...This year, there have been more than 240 reported cases of influenza in Alaska, according to state figures. The majority of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-30/too-few-getting-flu-shots
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State confirms Soldotna man died of H1N1 flu

...an autopsy performed by the Alaska State Medical Examiners Office, released to the family, Suder tested positive for H1N1 influenza, which progressed to pneumonia. Gunsolus said Suder had complained of a sore throat and congestion and went to go see his...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-29/state-confirms-soldotna-man-died-of-
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