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State offers hep B shots for high-risk adults

...Public Health Center expects it will soon offer free hepatitis B shots to high-risk adults. Kate Slotnick, nurse manager...health-care or public safety workers such as first responders. Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by a virus that is usually...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020809/loc_385924493.shtml
Native consortium gets federal grant

...Health Consortium will use a $1 million grant to study Hepatitis B. The National Institutes of Health grant is one of 12...about 1,350 Alaska Natives who have been diagnosed with Hepatitis B, which officials say puts them at risk for liver cancer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021109/reg_386866125.shtml
How federal budget cuts could affect Alaska

...fewer children receiving vaccines to prevent measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus, whooping cough, influenza, and Hepatitis B.Senior Care: Alaska would lose about $184,000 in money for seniors' meals.Law enforcement: Alaska would lose...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-26-0
State
Neighbors / Briefly

...required vaccinations hepatitis A and hepatitis B, according to public health nurse...handled by someone who is infected. Hepatitis B numbers in the state are high as well. "Hepatitis B's main serious problem is that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081001/Loc_NeighBriefs.shtml
Local
Time for back-to-school immunizations

...vaccination. Forty-five states require hepatitis B vaccinations, but Alaska is one...two doses of MMR; three doses of hepatitis B; two doses of hepatitis A or in the process of finishing the hepatitis B and A series. If you are attending...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080604/nei_shots.shtml
Neighbors
State considers expanding vaccinations for children

...child-care facilities to be immunized against Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, chicken pox and Hib disease. Hib disease was the leading...there have been more than 3,000 cases and four deaths. Hepatitis B, which also affects the liver, is spread through contact...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121099/Loc_childcare.html
Local
Vaccinate now

...measles, rubella and polio, children in grades K-12 will be required to be immunized against mumps, hepatitis A and hepatitis B. Children in childcare facilities will need these immunizations plus shots to protect against haemophilus influenzae...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012201/Ope_Letters4.html
Opinion
Neighbors Briefs

...and the Vaccinate Juneau's Kids Coalition are sponsoring the event. Remember that immunizations for Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B are now required for all students. No one will be allowed to attend school who has not had these shots. Bring shot...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020602/Nei_briefs.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...measles, rubella and polio, children in grades K-12 will be required to be immunized against mumps, hepatitis A and hepatitis B. Children in childcare facilities will need these immunizations plus shots to protect against haemophilus influenzae...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012201/Ope_Letters4.shtml
Anchorage schools send hundreds home on first day

...others required by the state: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B. All are free - paid for by the state - although private physicians usually charge an administrative fee to give the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082109/sta_484055687.shtml

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