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Vaccination fees waived in August

...of Epidemiology. "There are cases of pertussis and chicken pox every year," she said. "These diseases can be mild...complications from ... measles or whooping cough or chicken pox."While the focus is on immunizations for young and...
Officials: City needs strategy to deal with bioterrorism

...arms and lower body. Health-care workers must quarantine smallpox patients and learn to distinguish the virus from chicken pox, a similar but treatable disease, Jilly said. Urata, the doctor, questioned whether Juneau's hospital had emergency...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, meningitis, hepatitis A, hepatitis B and chicken pox. Educating the public about immunizations is the key to a healthy population, Wood said. ``Because immunizations...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Those in daycare and preschool will additionally need vaccination against HIB (Haemophilus influenza type b) and chicken pox. Your child may already have many of these shots, a review of your records with your health care provider should tell...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...although people have had their share of viral illnesses," Miller said. She said the illnesses most common in spring are chicken pox, or varicella, and fifth's disease, a mild illness often including rash and fever. Fifth's is known as "hand-slap...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...diphtheria, whooping cough, rubella, chicken pox and measles as curiosities from...A local outbreak of measles or chicken pox, for instance, would fill community...But pertussis, measles, mumps, chicken pox and rubella are preventable by...
This Day in History

...John Bruton which was attended by Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams. The federal government approved the nation's first chicken pox vaccine, Varivax. In 2000, Smith and Wesson signed an unprecedented agreement with the Clinton administration to...
SEARHC offers special pediatric clinics on POW

...basis. Parents are reminded that starting with the new school year the State of Alaska will require two varicella (chicken pox) vaccines for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Children will need a record showing two doses of varicella...
New varicella (chicken pox) immunizations required for K-6

...two doses of valid varicella (chicken pox) immunization to attend school...or medically verified history of chicken pox disease to meet this new requirement...believe your child previously had chicken pox disease, please contact your child's...
Early Learning Fair to be held Tuesday

...childrens books, backpacks and kindergarten supplies. Also free are hearing, vision and developmental screenings and Chicken Pox vaccines and Tdap shots. The vaccines are part of a new district requirement that started July 1. Parents need to...


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