vaccinations

Health
7:56 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Flue Cases Confirmed in Eastern Kentucky

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.

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Health
7:58 am
Wed August 1, 2012

Kentucky and Tennessee Nurses Groups Warn Too Many Teens Lack Vaccination

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't survive it.

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