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February 1, 2010
Swine flu still a risk, but many adults are not vaccinated
DULUTH - If a third wave of the H1N1 virus sweeps across the Northland, it will find an adult population that has mostly not bothered to get vaccinated. The low rate among young adults is a special cause for concern, public health officials say. More than a month after vaccine for...
February 1, 2010 - 5:00pm
December 28, 2009
2009 Year in Review: Local health officials advise H1N1 preparedness
WORTHINGTON -- By the time the first case of H1N1 novel influenza, often called "swine flu," was confirmed in Minnesota April 29, people were...
December 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 15, 2009
State to offer H1N1 vaccine clinics to general public
WORTHINGTON -- It was a disappointing turnout for H1N1 flu shot clinics offered to preschool through 12th grade students in Ellsworth, Hills-Beaver Creek, Adrian and Round Lake-Brewster school districts on Friday and Monday. Nobles-Rock Community Health Services Administrator Brad...
December 15, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2009
Nobles-Rock to offer H1N1 vaccine clinics in schools
WORTHINGTON - Nobles-Rock Community Health Services will offer H1N1 vaccine clinics for children in preschool through 12th grade Friday in Ellsworth and Hills-Beaver Creek schools and Monday in Adrian and Round Lake-Brewster schools. The clinics will begin at 9 a.m. and go until...
December 8, 2009 - 1:48pm
December 4, 2009
H1N1 vaccine distributed
WORTHINGTON -- Some people reportedly stood in line for two hours Wednesday night, waiting for their children to receive the H1N1 novel influenza...
December 4, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
10 more influenza-related deaths confirmed in Minn. residents
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's influenza activity has been downgraded to local, states updated information from the Minnesota Dept. of Health, although 10 more influenza-related deaths in Minnesota residents have been confirmed. One of the deaths was due to seasonal influenza Type B and...
December 2, 2009 - 12:54pm
November 30, 2009
H1N1 vaccine clinic is tonight, Wednesday
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles-Rock Community Health Services has a limited amount of the 2009 H1N1 vaccine to be offered for children ages 6 months through 6 years. A clinic will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today in the Luverne school cafeteria. A clinic will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at...
November 30, 2009 - 2:13pm
November 25, 2009
Swine flu kills 32-year-old Duluth man with no chronic medical conditions
DULUTH, Minn. - "It's just unbelievable," said Debbie Walczynski of her son's improbable death last week after a bout with the H1N1 flu. Matthew James Walczynski, 32, of Duluth, came home from work Nov. 6 running a fever of 103.8 degrees and went straight to bed, his mother said...
November 25, 2009 - 9:52am
Brief: Vaccines now in two area counties
WINDOM -- H1N1 immunizations are now available for children from 6 months to 18 years of age; and adults ages 18-64 with chronic health conditions in Jackson and Cottonwood counties. The vaccine is available by appointment by calling 831-1987 or 800-247-1401 in Cottonwood County;...
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am
November 19, 2009
Latest H1N1 flu report has better news
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's H1N1 flu outbreak continues to ease, but state health officials warn that another wave may be on the way. "We may be down in terms of influenza activity," State Epidemiologist Dr. Ruth Lynfield said Wednesday. However, she warned, other states also have...
November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
November 16, 2009
As others see it: State plan on H1N1 vaccine is best way
As west central Minnesota hears the growing demand for the H1N1 vaccine, they are instructed to wait until their medical clinic calls. Minnesota health authorities are striving to target the most vulnerable individuals within the state's population first. That is the right step...
November 16, 2009 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
Seven more die from flu
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials report seven more Minnesotans died of the flu at a time when fewer cases were reported across the state. "For the second week in a row, we do have some promising indicators that we may be having a downward trend in activity," State Epidemiologist...
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
November 5, 2009
As others see it: U.S hogs will resume China trade
The Obama administration scored its first major foreign policy victory last week when U.S. trade officials announced from Hangzhou, China, that...
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
Area H1N1 flu numbers declining
WORTHINGTON -- Absentee rates are nearly back to normal in schools throughout the region after the second wave of the H1N1 novel influenza spread across the region in recent weeks. Nobles-Rock Community Health Services (NRCHS) Administrator Brad Meyer said health care officials estimate...
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 2, 2009
Epidemiologist answers some common questions about the H1N1 virus
Is it hype, hysteria or common-sense awareness and preparedness, this flu thing? Ask us next spring, when (we hope) the current flu season peters out -- though even then there still may be no definitive answer to satisfy everyone. In the meantime, some common questions keep popping...
November 2, 2009 - 1:30pm