Flu and Cold
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed that two additional residents of the state have died from complications related to the 2009 H1N1 flu, bringing the total of H1N1-related d
With all the talk about H1N1 flu vaccine, a state health official is reminding South Dakotans not to forget about the need for seasonal flu vaccine.
Seasonal influenza vaccinations are now available at clinics throughout the state and the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) is encouraging Utahns to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) announces plans for H1N1 vaccination efforts this fall and encourages Rhode Islanders to get a seasonal flu vaccine now.
Because the new H1N1 influenza virus can cause severe illness and complications for young children, especially those younger than 2, the North Dakota Department of Health has issued guidance to hel
In a national survey of businesses that looks at their preparations for a possible widespread H1N1 outbreak, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers found that only one-third believe the
On the heels of dramatic flooding and with preparations for H1N1 flu gearing up, the Montgomery County Commissioners are urging all residents to use September as National Preparedness Month to get
The Department of Public Health announced that Connecticut physicians and other health care providers can now pre-register to receive H1N1 vaccine as soon as the federal government makes it availab
It's time to roll up your sleeve and arm yourself against the seasonal flu. Getting vaccinated each year is one of the best ways you can avoid catching or spreading the virus.
Health care workers who interact with patients suspected or confirmed to be infected with novel H1N1 influenza A -- the new strain of pandemic flu -- should wear fitted N95 respirators, which filte
Last week, experts from 24 countries and territories in the WHO European Region met to discuss the key issues for responding to pandemic (H1N1) 2009 during the coming months.
As public health officials, intensive care specialists, and medical experts from Canada and abroad gathered in Winnipeg to discuss how to treat severe cases of H1N1 flu virus, Health Minister Leona
Because the novel H1N1 influenza virus (swine flu) hits children and young adults especially hard, the North Dakota Department of Health is encouraging students to take steps to avoid influenza, ac
Health care providers may now pre-register online if they are interested in receiving pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccines and supplies when those materials become available, the Pennsylvania Departmen
Officials from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department announced today at the Governor's Pandemic Influenza Summit that Kentucky is report