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Flu cases spike in Juneau, vaccines now available

...flu season approaches, it does serve as a good reminder that vaccines are now being administered at several locations.The pharmacies...Southeast Alaska Region Health Consortium is due to have its vaccines "hopefully by the end of the month," according to spokesperson...
Bill to allow pharmacists to administer vaccines advances

...would allow pharmacists to administer vaccines more easily.Sen. Cathy Giessel sponsored...would allow pharmacists to administer vaccines without oversight from a doctor or nurse...Pharmacists would be required to log the vaccines they administer in a statewide database...
State | AK legislature
Juneau Public Health Center to provide free vaccines

...waiving the administration fee for all vaccines, starting April 11 through May 1. The center offers vaccines to prevent and reduce the risks of pneumonia...Public Health will continue to offer flu vaccines to all children ages three and under...
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.
Regional News
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...
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...
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to match polio run's fundraising 2 to 1

...polio in the world. The disease, for which there is no cure, once affected hundreds of thousands of children. Now, an oral vaccine can cost as little as 60 cents, and the disease is largely - but not completely - eradicated. Rotary International and other...
Oregon public health officials: Teen girl has bubonic plague

...untreated. Bubonic plague is the most common form and is characterized by high fever, lethargy and swollen lymph nodes.A plague vaccine is not available at this time.Officials recommend people avoid any contact with wild rodents, especially sick or dead ones...
Nation and World
California vaccine bill clears major legislative hurdle

...California one of the nation's strictest vaccine laws by striking the state's personal...would be allowed to opt out of mandatory vaccine schedules. Unvaccinated children would...not just of those who don't want to vaccine their kids, but for those who cannot...
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