Posts With Keyword ‘Flu’

Flu Shots Still Available

Posted: Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

There’s still a good supply of flu shots in the area.

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Flu Activity Continues to Rise

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:25 am

As we get closer to the usual peak of flu season, the disease’s activity is picking up.

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Flu Levels on the Rise in Iowa

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Iowa had seen low levels of influenza since the beginning of the flu season, but now, public health officials are seeing rising numbers in the state. Chrystal Woller from Washington County Public Health says a few cases of the flu have been reported in Washington County, but it’s not an illness that is required to be reported, so there are likely more cases than reported.

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Flu Levels on the Rise in Iowa

Posted: Sunday, February 19th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Iowa had seen low levels of influenza since the beginning of the flu season, but now, public health officials are seeing rising numbers in the state. Chrystal Woller from Washington County Public Health says a few cases of the flu have been reported in Washington County, but it’s not an illness that is required to be reported, so there are likely more cases than reported.

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Iowa Has Its First Cases of Influenza

Posted: Thursday, November 17th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Flu season has officially started. The first cases of influenza have started to pop up in Iowa. The Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network says the level of influenza infections in Iowa is still very low, but there have been a few cases.

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Flu Season has Started

Posted: Sunday, November 13th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Flu season has officially started. The first cases of influenza have started to pop up in Iowa.

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Flu Season on its Way

Posted: Saturday, November 5th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Flu season is coming. According to Lynn Fisher of Washington County Public Health the first cases of influenza start popping up around the end of November.

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Flu Vaccines

Posted: Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Centers for Disease Control says that you are encouraged to get a flu shot to stay healthy and there are influenza vaccines available.

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Carbon Monoxide Versus Flu Symptoms

Posted: Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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If you are experiencing symptoms of the flu, you might want to make sure that it is not something else.

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Flu or Carbond Monoxide Poisoning?

Posted: Thursday, January 7th, 2010 at 5:46 am

Symptoms of headache, nausea and fatigue are normally associated with the flu, but they’re also a warning sign of another serious health problem

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High Number of Flu Absences Reported

Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2009 at 6:27 am

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The Iowa Department of Public Health says the number of school absences due to flu like illness is on the rise.

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Flu Absences Beginning to Decline

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 6:19 am

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Area schools are recovering from higher than usual absences

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Flu like illness hits WACO

Posted: Wednesday, October 7th, 2009 at 8:41 am

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Another southeast Iowa school district has been hit hard by the flu.

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Washington County Public Health Offering Flu Shot Clinics

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 7:38 am

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Washington County Public Health is starting offer seasonal flu shot clinics. Administrator Edie Nebel says they’re doing it a little earlier this year due to the H1N1 Virus. She says they hope to have the H1N1 vaccine available by next month. Nebel says her office has been working with local schools to develop plans for both seasonal and H1N1outbreaks. She stresses that H1N1 is not greatly different from seasonal flu, and should be for the most part, treated the same. To see a list of flu shot clinics go to www.washph.com