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TUESDAY, OCT. 6, 2009
KMC visitors policy changes to stave off flu
Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene announced Monday immediate changes to its visitor policy as part of a wider effort to stem the spread of influenza. Providence Sacred Heart Medical …
MONDAY, OCT. 5, 2009, 4:48 P.M.
KMC changes visitors policy to stave off flu
Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene announced Monday immediate changes to its visitor policy as part of a wider effort to stem the spread of influenza.
FRIDAY, OCT. 2, 2009
Flu is no excuse to stop learning
Inland Northwest students who think coming down with the swine flu would mean a break from homework have to think again. Districts appear to be following the U.S. Department of …
THURSDAY, OCT. 1, 2009, 5:06 P.M.
Districts keep flu sufferers connected with schoolwork
Inland Northwest students who think coming down with the swine flu means a break from homework – think again.
THURSDAY, OCT. 1, 2009
Hospitals set visitor rules
Two of the Inland Northwest’s top hospitals are restricting visiting in high-risk treatment areas starting today to stem the potential spread of swine flu. At Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2009
Hospitals open drive-up clinics for swine flu
Fast-food places have them. Banks and pharmacies do, too. Now hospitals are opening drive-throughs and drive-up tent clinics to screen and treat a swelling tide of swine flu patients. Call …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 29, 2009
Yearly flu vaccinations will pay off
It’s that time of year again: shorter days, kids in school, cooler nights, thinking about the holidays. Well, actually, it is time for flu vaccines. If you have not done …
MONDAY, SEPT. 28, 2009, 3:45 P.M.
Idaho reports first swine flu-related death
BOISE — State health officials are confirming the first death related to the swine flu in Idaho this year.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, 2009, 12:29 P.M.
US says first swine flu vaccine to arrive Oct. 5
The first swine flu vaccine should be in some doctors’ offices as early as Oct. 5, U.S. health officials said Friday.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, 2009
H1N1 vaccines ready in October
WASHINGTON – The first doses of vaccine for the H1N1 flu virus will be available the first week of October, federal officials said Thursday, with millions more shipped every week …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 24, 2009
Sick days spreading
Swine flu is likely to blame for higher-than-normal absences at Inland Northwest public schools, officials say. East Valley Middle School canceled after-school activities two days in a row because of …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23, 2009, 5:52 P.M.
Schools suspect swine flu in early attendence drop
Swine flu is likely to blame for higher-than-normal absences at Inland Northwest public schools, officials say.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 22, 2009
Editorial: State should encourage vaccination awareness
With concern being raised across Washington about the availability of vaccine against the H1N1 virus, it’s hard to understand the stubborn lack of enthusiasm in this state for other vaccines …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 22, 2009
Experts offer advice for keeping germs at bay during cold-and-flu season
Mary Selecky, head of Washington’s Department of Health, was one of seven children. She learned early to cover her coughs and sneezes with her hands, so she wouldn’t spread germs …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 22, 2009
Flu message seeks catchy video
The YouTube video starts with a tightly cropped shot of a white lab coat embroidered with the name “John D. Clarke, M.D.” The camera zooms out and Clarke, wearing aviator …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 20, 2009
Region beefs up flu-fighting tactics
Businesses and public institutions are bracing for swine flu, relaxing sick leave policies and urging vaccinations. The fast-spreading virus poses a threat to commerce, education and government functions, said Washington …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16, 2009
Swine flu vaccine makers get approval from FDA
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a vaccine for the pandemic H1N1 influenza from four manufacturers, clearing the way for the vaccine to be administered as soon as …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 15, 2009, 11:02 A.M.
Government approves new swine flu vaccine
The Food and Drug Administration approved the new swine flu vaccine Tuesday, a long-anticipated step as the government works to get vaccinations under way next month.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 11, 2009, 10:06 P.M.
Flu outbreak causes high school to cancel events
Looks like the flu outbreak in Pullman is spreading out onto the Palouse.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 11, 2009
WSU’s No. 1 for swine flu
Washington has the highest incidence of swine flu among college students – nearly triple the rate of Georgia, the next highest state, an American College Health Association report said Thursday. …