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SEARHC honors National Influenza Vaccination Week

SITKA - National Influenza Vaccination Week is Jan. 10-16, and it comes at a critical time...SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium is honoring National Influenza Vaccination Week by encouraging its patients who haven't already...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011010/nei_544924430.shtml
Neighbors
Halfway house battles bed bugs

...physicians and health agencies to report bed bug bites or complaints. Reports are required only for infectious diseases such as influenza and botulism.Local exterminators, though, said business has boomed in the past couple of years. Jody Kowing of Pied Piper...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-30/halfway-house-battles-bed-bugs
Local
Free flu shots offered at Public Health

Fight the flu before it hits. Influenza vaccines are available free at statewide...older get vaccinated annually against influenza.There are a few higher-risk groups...conditions," the agency suggests.An influenza vaccination can benefit the individual...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-11/free-flu-shots-offered-public-health
Local
Officials: Flu season arrived early

ANCHORAGE - Influenza has made an early appearance in Alaska, and state health officials...Public Health, said 2014 likely has not peaked. "We anticipate influenza activity will continue to increase in the weeks ahead," she said...

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

ANCHORAGE - Influenza has made an early appearance in Alaska, and state health officials...Public Health, said 2014 likely has not peaked. "We anticipate influenza activity will continue to increase in the weeks ahead," she said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-26/health-officials-say-flu-season-arrived
State
SEARHC reminds everyone to get a flu shot

...like to remind everyone that now is the time to get vaccinated against the influenza virus.Contrary to the belief by some that influenza is simply a bad cold, the influenza virus, commonly referred to as "the flu" is much more serious. Each...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/searhc-reminds-everyone-get-flu-sho
Neighbors
Health officials: Take sickness seriously

An enterovirus outbreak and the impending influenza season mean taking precautions to avoid the spread of sickness...the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. "And influenza season is just around the corner."State health officials...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/health-officials-take-sickness-seriousl
Local
1918 Spanish influenza put the lid on activity in Juneau

...against the spread of the virulent Spanish influenza. The reason for the quarantine was the...produced a television documentary called "Influenza 1918," describing its subject as...policemen wearing gauze face masks. Influenza timeline March 11, 1918: A soldier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060403/nei_fluhistory.shtml
Neighbors
Influenza hits Juneau

...Center. "We have only the one case of influenza A. Of course, there is a certain amount...substantiated from Juneau was a case of influenza A/Panama contracted by a 45-year-old...state epidemiology office maintains an influenza surveillance report on its Web site...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121101/Loc_flu.shtml
Local
Bye bye, influenza; hello fifth's disease

...professionals say. A temporary shortage of influenza vaccine last fall had susceptible adults...Alaskans have experienced three types of influenza during the 2000-01 flu season, strains...Beijing and B Yamanashi. The latest influenza bulletin, dated March 2, listed a total...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031101/Loc_Influenza.html
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