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Officials: Flu season arrived early

...weeks ahead," she said.Health officials recommend that Alaskans get flu shots, wash their hands frequently, cover their coughs and stay home if they are sick. Children should be kept home from school until they have been free of fever for at least 24...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-28/officials-flu-season-arrived-early
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Health officials say flu season arrived early

...weeks ahead," she said.Health officials recommend that Alaskans get flu shots, wash their hands frequently, cover their coughs and stay home if they are sick. Children should be kept home from school until they have been free of fever for at least 24...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-26/health-officials-say-flu-season-arrived
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Cases of kennel cough reported in Juneau

...Society has seen a few cases of kennel cough recently, GHS veterinarian Rachel Berngartt...if you think your dog could have kennel cough, call its vet, she said. Symptoms can...something as mild as a runny nose or a cough," she said. "To dogs that can be more...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-03/cases-kennel-cough-reported-juneau
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Several cases of whooping cough reported in Juneau schools

...of pertussis, also known as "whooping cough."There have been two confirmed cases...coughing intensifies and series of rapid coughs are sometimes followed by a "whooping...does begin showing symptoms of whooping cough, parents are encouraged to contact their...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-24/several-cases-whooping-cough-reported-j
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Health officials: Take sickness seriously

...cups or eating utensils with people who are sick; disinfect frequently touched surfaces, including toys and doorknobs; cover coughs and sneezes; and stay home from daycare, school or work if exhibiting symptoms. Children and adults with asthma should be...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/health-officials-take-sickness-seriousl
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SEARHC encourages prevention against whooping cough

...they have a current pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination.In July, the Centers for...Prevention (CDC) said this summer's whooping cough outbreak could become the worst in the...vaccine than a few years ago.Whooping cough starts out with cold-like symptoms such...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-01/searhc-encourages-prevention-against-wh
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Juneau becomes a 'hot spot' for whooping cough

...deal with a growing number of whooping cough cases and are trying to stem the growth...makes Juneau one of the state's whooping cough hot spots, along with Homer, said Dr...sneezing, low-grade fever and a mild cough that gradually becomes more severe and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121108/loc_366253114.shtml
Whooping cough vaccines available

...State health and Juneau school officials are offering whooping cough vaccines today and Wednesday at two area middle schools. A spike in pertussis cases, also known as whooping cough, has pressed officials into making the vaccines available to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121608/reg_368240698.shtml
Photo: Whooping cough vaccinations

...a Tdap vaccine Tuesday at Floyd Dryden Middle School. The clinic will move to Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School from 2 to 8 p.m. today. There have been a growing number of Pertussis (whooping cough) cases reported in Juneau this year.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121708/loc_368579052.shtml
Budding entrepreneurs

...marijuana," Giono said. "It wasn't easy to get here and the quality was horrible."He blames moldy marijuana for a stubborn cough he developed not long after moving to the state. He started growing for himself and claims to have not been sick once over...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-30/budding-entrepreneurs
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