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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
Local
Several cases of whooping cough reported in Juneau schools

...cases in Juneau schools of pertussis, also known as "whooping cough."There have been two confirmed cases of the highly contagious...immunized.If a child does begin showing symptoms of whooping cough, parents are encouraged to contact their doctors. Students...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-24/several-cases-whooping-cough-reported-j
Local
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
State
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
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...businesses. HB124Most employers have to offer a minimum amount of sick leave to employees. HB125Prohibits the sale of a type of cough medicine called dextromethorphan to anyone under 18 years old. HB126Revises and updates the state's uniform code of military...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/legislature-enters-second-half-heres-on
State | AK legislature
Letter: Sealaska adds last-minute candidate meetings

...Portland is an attempt to lose the Sealaska 4 and the other independent candidates by requiring non-endorsed candidates to cough up more funds to participate in these extra gatherings.Endorsed "slate" candidates have their expenses paid by the independent...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-06-19/letter-sealaska-adds-last-minute-cand
Letters
Kennel cough outbreak slowing down, but still not vanquished

...infectious tracheobronchitis, also known as kennel cough or canine cough, in recent weeks. But they said the disease still...Veterinary Services, first treated dogs with kennel cough-like symptoms, mostly a dry, hacking cough in the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080503/loc_kennelcough.shtml
News
Vets report largest kennel cough outbreak in 20 years

...her dog had tracheobronchitis, or kennel cough, a throat infection that can lead to pneumonia...We're swamped with cases, kennel cough is a real outbreak," said Dr. Michael...infection, which is a cousin of whooping cough, can be transmitted to people with compromised...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062603/loc_kennelcough.shtml
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