Fight the flu before it hits. Influenza vaccines are available free at statewide Public Health clinics for eligible individuals.
Class of '82 reunion slated for June 28-30; HIV testing available in many locations; JDHS Class of '92 to hold reunion; Housing sought for Pow Wow guests;
Thursday, June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. Getting tested is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and those around you. Locally, Shanti of Southeast Alaska and Juneau Public Health are teaming up to offer free and confidential testing throughout the day.
This particular bug includes a high fever and sore throat, and other symptoms such as nausea and stomach pain. But it's just the usual for this time of year, said Kathy Miller, acting nurse manager for Juneau's Public Health Center.
Brian Fronimos was 19 when his mother moved the family from California to Alaska eight years ago to get away from drugs and crime. The irony is not lost on the single father of two children.
The virus making the rounds in Juneau may be uncomfortable, but it's not the flu.
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