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December 31, 2009
More county H1N1 vaccination clinics announced
Washington County's Department of Public Health and Environment will continue its H1N1 flu vaccination clinics throughout January. Each clinic runs from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Residents should reserve their vaccination by calling the Flu Message Center at (651) 430-6820. There is no charge...
December 31, 2009 - 1:18pm
November 23, 2009
Nearly 2,000 vaccinated at flu clinics
Nearly 2,000 children were vaccinated against the H1N1 influenza virus during Washington County clinics Saturday. Public health officials reported...
November 23, 2009 - 8:28am
November 12, 2009
Seven more die from flu
ST. PAUL -- State health officials determined last week that seven Minnesotans had died of the flu, and they are older than many other cases. The H1N1 flu, blamed for at least six of the deaths, claimed people from their 30s to someone in their 80s; H1N1 normally hits young people...
November 12, 2009 - 2:41pm
October 29, 2009
2 more flu deaths confirmed
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials confirmed two more deaths from H1N1 flu Wednesday as more schools report flu outbreaks and the number of people hospitalized continues to rise. While the Health Department will not provide specific identifications, the family of Oliver Franklin...
October 29, 2009 - 8:42am
October 26, 2009
Regina implements stricter restrictions on visitors to stop spread of flu
In an effort to reduce the spread of infection including H1N1 flu to hospitalized patients, Regina Medical Center has introduced new visiting guidelines for visitors. "People with a cough, runny nose, sore throat or a fever more than 100 degrees are most at risk to infect others...
October 26, 2009 - 12:54pm
October 23, 2009
Sick Minnesotans swamp FluLine
October 23, 2009 - 8:31am
October 22, 2009
Nurses ready to give flu advice via phone
Operators are standing by to answer calls from feverish, coughing and achy Minnesotans. What Minnesota health officials call the country's first statewide flu help line that can prescribe medicine launched Wednesday at (866) 259-4655. Minnesota FluLine, open 24 hours every day indefinitely,...
October 22, 2009 - 8:50am
Minnesota vaccine deliveries delayed
Minnesota Health Department officials say much of the H1N1 flu vaccine may not arrive until after Thanksgiving. Health-care providers had hoped to be giving more vaccinations for the pandemic H1N1 flu by now. "There are always some bumps in the road," State Epidemiologist Dr. Ruth...
October 22, 2009 - 8:47am
September 25, 2009
No H1N1 flu cases reported in 833
No cases of H1N1 flu have been reported in School District 833, but flu and colds caused an increase in absences this week, according to Scott Brownell, district safety and emergency planning manager. On Tuesday, Sept.
September 25, 2009 - 1:03pm
September 23, 2009
Minnesotans encouraged to be persistent in getting seasonal flu shots
Minnesotans seeking seasonal flu shots who find their health care provider is temporarily out of vaccine should not be discouraged, state health officials say, but should keep checking with their provider to see when more will be available, according to a press release from the Minnesota...
September 23, 2009 - 11:00am
September 17, 2009
Minnesota flu called 'widespread'
ST. PAUL - More than 30 Minnesota schools report significant flu outbreaks, little more than a week after most districts began classes. The flu outbreak is spotty around the state, with some districts reporting few problems. The same is true for colleges. "Novel H1N1 has continued...
September 17, 2009 - 8:36am
April 28, 2009
County health officials watching swine flu issue closely
Washington County Public Health officials provided an update to commissioners Tuesday on the latest news on the swine flu outbreak that has surfaced in several states across the country. As of Tuesday morning, about 40 cases have been confirmed in Texas, New York, California, Kansas...
April 28, 2009 - 4:18pm
December 12, 2008
Minnesota's first case of culture-confirmed influenza reported
Minnesota has recorded its first culture-confirmed case of influenza for the 2008-09 season in a 39-year-old man from Chisago County. The man's illness was caused by the A (H1) strain of the virus, the Minnesota Department of Health reported Friday, Dec. 12.
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am