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National Influenza Vaccination Week Highlights the Importance of Flu Vaccination
The North Dakota Department of Health is reminding all North Dakotans of the importance of receiving flu vaccine as part of National Influenza Vaccination Week, observed Dec. 8-14, 2013. There is more...
12/9/13 at 8:53 AM Why You Should Get a Flu Vaccination-Flu Shot Friday 10/23/13 at 9:45 AM
Adults: Immunizations Are Not Just For Kids 8/7/13 at 10:38 AM
Flu shot options: a test of patient engagement?
Talking about the flu vaccine used to be straightforward. But with the proliferation of vaccine options, it has become much more complicated. It isn't even accurate anymore to call it a flu "shot". T...
9/16/13 at 12:07 PM Blog break 1/9/13 at 12:45 PM
A (flu) shot in the arm 9/19/12 at 3:07 PM
Flu in Your House? Make FAST, cheap, chicken soup
Recently two members of our household (not me, not yet) succumbed to some sort of tummy ailment that precluded eating, and once they were on the mend and agitating for something more substantial than ...
2/20/13 at 1:00 PM
UND catches large grant to continue avian flu research
Dr. David Bradley, an immunologist at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, recently received a Centers of Research Excellence grant of $700,000 from the North Dakota ...
1/7/13 at 9:19 AM
The news of the day is that I am in rough shape. I still have the Clu (I must say B-Dubya, I am looking forward to being Clu-less). I started having struggles with robust coughing spasms a couple of d...
11/30/12 at 10:05 PM Programming interruption - special message for pregnant women 10/3/09 at 4:35 AM
Keystrokes that show I care... 9/27/09 at 4:35 AM
Kids with disabilities among flu season's most vulnerable
Another flu season is fast approaching, and there's a new caution forcertain people with disabilities -- children with disabilities, in particular. Federal health officials are using a study of the 2...
8/29/12 at 11:45 AM
H1N1 - Are you still out there? Hiding under the bathroom rug perhaps?
One year ago, in early January 2010, the Douglas County Public Health office was abuzz withactivity around H1N1. You couldn't make it through the day, orhardly anhour, without someone uttering the wor...
1/7/11 at 10:14 AM
Health status report
For those of you out there who are concerned about my health status, I have almost fully recovered from my recent bout with pneumonia. I still have some residual coughing, but am no longer regularly ...
11/9/10 at 9:40 AM Prescription and patience 11/3/10 at 9:00 AM
A-choo! 10/1/09 at 4:00 AM
Area Voices Digest #5 - October 13, 2010
Here's our weekly look atwhat's new on areavoices and what might be worth a second look. 1. Dragon News - http://dragonnews.areavoices.com Minnesota State University Moorhead has started it's offici...
10/13/10 at 11:07 AM
N.D. health officials encourage flu shots
BISMARCKState health officials are encouraging North Dakotans to get an influenza vaccination this fall, saying there are more than enough doses available. The North Dakota Department of Health and C...
10/4/10 at 10:32 AM
Early Flu Shots in Duluth
Did you know that between Oct. 3-30th Cub foods is giving flu shots for $26.99 in their phamacy? Call 1-800-783-0458 or visit their flu shot finder at: www.cubpharmacies.com They are also collecting...
10/3/10 at 7:46 AM Swine Flu/H1N1 9/14/09 at 11:43 PM
under the radar
Just because you don't hear as much about bird flu as you did three or four years ago, doesn't mean resources are not being targeted. The work continues. Avian Influenza Surveillance Continues State...
8/31/10 at 11:32 AM more than just CWD surveillance 7/21/10 at 8:48 AM
avian influenza surveillance 8/17/09 at 3:29 AM
lent 2010: the sickos
Kid Quotes: “It’s kind of green, it’s kind of yellow, it has a rainbow in it, and a circle inside that you look out of. So, can you get it Mom? Can you?!” - Nick, 4...
3/7/10 at 4:09 PM
'Ban the Bug' campaign set
Health officials say that since H1N1 flu vaccinations are available at most clinics, pharmacies and other locations, most Minnesotans should get vaccinated. H1N1 flu, also known as swine flu, vaccinat...
1/8/10 at 11:56 PM State opens up flu vaccinations 12/14/09 at 9:37 AM
No early vaccine gift for Santa 11/19/09 at 2:46 AM
Schedule set for next week's H1N1 vaccination clinic
In case you haven't heard, the schedule has now been set for next week's H1N1 flu vaccination clinic at the Corn Palace: The free clinic will be from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday. Vaccinations will be ...
11/11/09 at 3:41 AM Mass H1N1 vaccination clinic tentatively scheduled for Monday, Nov. 16, at Corn Palace 11/9/09 at 5:28 AM
To vaccinate or not to vaccinate 10/8/09 at 3:14 AM