vaccinations http://wkyufm.org en Flue Cases Confirmed in Eastern Kentucky http://wkyufm.org/post/flue-cases-confirmed-eastern-kentucky <p>A health department has confirmed flu cases in eastern Kentucky and is urging people in the community to get vaccinated. WYMT-TV reports the flu cases confirmed by the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department are the first cases of seasonal flu reported in Kentucky. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 12:56:24 +0000 Associated Press 17544 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky and Tennessee Nurses Groups Warn Too Many Teens Lack Vaccination http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-and-tennessee-nurses-groups-warn-too-many-teens-lack-vaccination <div class="cmArticle"><p>Students will soon be returning to the classroom, and a nurses group and others are urging parents to have their children vaccinated against meningitis. The group Voices of Meningitis says meningococcal meningitis can be spread through activities such as sharing water bottles and drinking glasses and points out that 10 percent of people who contract the disease don&#39;t survive it. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 12:58:53 +0000 Associated Press 16577 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky and Tennessee Nurses Groups Warn Too Many Teens Lack Vaccination