Stories tagged: chickenpox
Fri., May 10, 2019
While Washington’s lawmakers and governor celebrated their efforts to fix the state’s ailing mental health system, workers at the state’s largest psychiatric hospital struggled with a new assault, sewage flooding, …
Fri., March 22, 2019
Local health officials emphasize risk of chickenpox after Kentucky governor shares story of intentionally infecting his children
Kim Thorburn, former health officer and Spokane Regional Health District director, said she was saddened but not surprised to hear Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announce he took his nine children …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016
New state rules are requiring all children grades 9-12 to have two chickenpox vaccinations. In Spokane, that means roughly 8,000 high schoolers are due for their second dose of the …
Thu., Jan. 7, 2016
Parents can help prevent outbreaks of chickenpox by taking the new school requirements seriously.
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016
Students in Spokane Public Schools will need two chickenpox vaccines by the first day of school this fall.
Fri., April 11, 2008
A chickenpox outbreak at a Spokane elementary school prompted health officials Thursday to order students in six classrooms to stay home until May 2 unless they can provide proof they’re …