Stories tagged with: seasonal flu

October 4, 2010 - 1:15pm
5 years 46 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...

September 1, 2010 - 4:31pm
5 years 51 weeks ago

Licking County is offering its first flu clinic of the season. It will be held Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the health department, which is located at 675 Price Road in Newark. A second flu clinic will be held next Wednesday, September 8th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that everyone, age six-months and older, receive a seasonal flu shot. Health officials say the vaccination contains the three most popular strains of flu that...

October 13, 2009 - 5:15pm
6 years 45 weeks ago

The first round of H1N1 vaccines has made it's way into Muskingum County.

Director of Nursing Gloria Kieffer says they have been waiting for this first round to come in, and they do expect more.

"We have received a very small amount of vaccine," said Kieffer. "We're having a meeting immediately to determine where that small amount of vaccine will go in order to hit the target populations. The first vaccine is designated for high risk patients."...

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