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Editorial: Keep up the pressure - support vaccination

...SB169, a measure that will provide vaccines to all Alaska children and to most adults. Alaska will buy vaccines in bulk and sell them to clinics, hospitals...Alaskans.Patients benefit - they receive vaccines more cheaply. The state benefits...
H1N1 vaccines on the way to Juneau clinics

...nasal spray and injectable vaccines will be arriving at the Juneau...workers - should be getting vaccines. In the Juneau School District...state highly recommends the vaccines, but they are not a requirement...parent present to receive a vaccine. Bartlett said many parents...
Alaska to stop giving adults free vaccines doing away with free vaccines for adults at public health...cutting back on Alaska's vaccine money, and beginning in...pneumonia, tetanus or other vaccines. The state distributed...offer free children's vaccines.
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Thanks for helping provide vaccines in the school district

...have combined efforts to contain the spread of H1N1 in our community. As a result of this partnership, free H1N1 influenza vaccines were provided for more than 2,000 Juneau School District students between October 2009 and February 2010. Juneau Public...
Editorial: Vaccination saves lives

...Wakefield's misinformation lives on.If Alaskans were offered a vaccine against broken legs - take this, and you'll never break...some adults would have universal access to state-distributed vaccines.We expect the Legislature to approve this obviously needed...
Whooping cough vaccines available

...officials are offering whooping cough vaccines today and Wednesday at two area middle...has pressed officials into making the vaccines available to students, parents and staff...available to anyone 10 years old and older. Vaccines will be available today, from 2 p...
This year's flu vaccine to guard against new strains

WASHINGTON - Time to get your flu vaccine - and a surprising new report shows babies...begun circling the globe, and the updated vaccine appears to work well against them, government...public health push to explain that flu vaccine benefits all ages - and it's time to...
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Teddy Bear Vaccine Clinic to be held this Saturday its second annual Teddy Bear Vaccine Clinic this weekend.This year's will be offering a long list of vaccines, including DTaP and Tdap (for Diphtheria...rubella), and tuberculosis testing.The vaccines are provided by the state of Alaska and...
Shots, stickers and the love of God

Last week I took my son to the doctor for his kindergarten check-up and 5-year-old vaccines. It was terrible. It was even more terrible because I was not prepared for it to be terrible. A friend of mine took her 5-year-old...
State waiving administrative fee for flu shot

...waive the administrative fee for the flu vaccine for certain Alaskans in an effort to get...a release, says state-supplied flu vaccine is available for free for those insurance plan that doesn't cover vaccines.The department says those who qualify...


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