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Thanks for helping provide vaccines in the school district

Since May 2009, when the H1N1 influenza epidemic first surfaced, Juneau Public Health Nursing and the Juneau School District have combined efforts to contain the spread of H1N1...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032110/nei_593516271.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

...Island National Wildlife Refuge was established. In 1939, the Stevens Village School was closed all week due to an influenza epidemic. In 1959, Gov. William Egan resumed his duties in the aftermath of emergency gallbladder surgery. In 1971...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041507/sta_20070415022.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Island National Wildlife Refuge was established. In 1939, the Stevens Village School was closed all week due to an influenza epidemic which affected nearly 100 percent of the villagers. In 1959, Gov. William Egan resumed his duties in the aftermath...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041307/sta_20070413013.shtml
News
A race to save Nome

...Well, the president was Calvin Coolidge and the occasion was the 1925 diphtheria epidemic in Nome. Around 1918 an influenza epidemic (Spanish flu) had swept across the Seward Peninsula and wiped out about 50 percent of the Native population of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-07-09/race-save-nome
Neighbors
HIV reporting policy was needed long ago

...state has suffered under past epidemics as severely as has Alaska. The tuberculin epidemic of this century and the influenza epidemic of the last took an extremely heavy toll in Alaska, where people live in close proximity. To combat these epidemics...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022499/Ope_felixmt.html
Opinion
Newberry winner visits for talks on writing

...to speak English. "A Time of Angels" is set in New England during World War I and the devastating world-wide influenza epidemic, and it looks at the relationship between a young girl and an older German man thrown together by circumstance...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101200/Ent_Newberry.html
Entertainment
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...state has suffered under past epidemics as severely as has Alaska. The tuberculin epidemic of this century and the influenza epidemic of the last took an extremely heavy toll in Alaska, where people live in close proximity. To combat these epidemics...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022499/Ope_felixmt.shtml
Tragedy at Sea

...shipwreck competed for headlines with world events, including World War I battles such as Verdun and the Spanish influenza epidemic. Many bodies were never recovered. In August 1920, the Sophia returned to the pages of the Empire as the Deep...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060803/sta_sophia.shtml
News
Children's audiobooks include 'The End,' The Manny Files'

...Listening for Lions," by Gloria Whelan, read by Bianca Amato. When Rachel Sheridan loses both her parents to an influenza epidemic, she turns to their neighbors for help and finds herself part of a net of deceit. The Pritchards want to send...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051807/boo_20070518008.shtml
Books
This Day in History

...Island National Wildlife Refuge was established. In 1939, the Stevens Village School was closed all week due to an influenza epidemic that affected nearly 100 percent of the population. In 1971, a bill authorizing the sale of the state ferry Wickersham...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041508/sta_268668856.shtml
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