Stories tagged with: vaccination

October 4, 2010 - 1:15pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

Local health officials want to extend the seasonal flu vaccine to as many Muskingum County residents as possible.

So, in addition to being able to get your vaccination at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. this year, three additional locations will be added to the list. A walk-in clinic will be held at the OU-Z/Zane State Campus from 11 to 3. A second drive-thru clinic will be held at the Dresden Fire Department from 1-5, and a student and faculty-only clinic will...

January 12, 2010 - 8:38pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, just in time for the third projected wave of the H1N1 flu pandemic.

Dr. Vicki Whitacre of the Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department says flu pandemics tend to have several waves.

"Usually when you have pandemics, which H1N1 is considered to be, you will have three waves," she said. "We've had two and we're expecting the third in a month or two. "The first one started in the late spring...

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