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Juneau officials conduct triage during continuing influenza vaccine shortage

...public health centers, Alaska Native corporation clinics, long-term care facilities and private providers," said Laurel Wood, immunization program manager of Alaska Division of Public Health. Wood said the vaccine should be administered only...
Alaska Digest

...requested the shot because they are confused by the categories or they think that someone else is at greater risk," said Laurel Wood, Division of Public Health Immunization program manager. "All persons on the high risk listing should be vaccinated...
Flu vaccine supplies close to running out in Juneau

...state is working on acquiring more vaccines, but does not expect more to become available in any great number, said Laurel Wood, immunization program manager with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. "There's just simply not...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...percent over the past three years. Alaska now is ranked 22nd among the states, according to a 1998 national survey. Laurel Wood, manager of the state Department of Health and Social Services Immunization Program, said some public and private...
Alaska to offer cancer vaccine to young females, the state department's program is voluntarily. "This is cancer prevention; it is a health issue," said Laurel Wood, Alaska's immunization program manger. "It is important for people to get vaccines for their daughters." The...
Alaska to stop giving adults free vaccines

...ANCHORAGE - Alaska is doing away with free vaccines for adults at public health clinics. State immunization program manager Laurel Wood tells the Anchorage Daily News that the federal Centers for Disease Control is cutting back on Alaska's vaccine money...
Regional News
Demand for flu vaccine higher than state's supply

...swine and seasonal - is outstripping supply. The immunization program manager for the state Public Health Division, Laurel Wood, told The Anchorage Daily News more vaccine is on the way, and it's not a crisis situation. The first 4,200 doses...
Health officials lift vaccine restrictions

...states besides Alaska have lifted restrictions on who may get vaccinated. Public Health Division immunization manager Laurel Wood said the vaccine supply appears to be loosening up. She said the state initially estimated 300,000 Alaskans might...
State and local briefly

...moved the state from 48th in the nation to 22nd, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Laurel Wood, manager of the state Department of Health and Social Services immunization program, said the 1996 ranking woke up...
Braving the needle to fight the flu

...lose employee work time," White said. It's difficult to determine the number of shots so far in Juneau or Alaska. Laurel Wood, state immunization program manager, estimated her office has shipped about 70,000 doses to public providers such...


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