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3 months 2 weeks ago

Pueblo County records first death from flu

PUEBLO - A person has died from influenza in Pueblo County, according to Public Health officials. 60 people have been hospitalized for flu since October, 2014. Health officials say the majority of flu cases they're seeing are in people over 65-years-old, but they have patients as young as 1...

4 years 5 months ago

Flu vaccines safe for those with egg allergies

Flu vaccines are grown in chicken eggs--problematic for people allergic to eggs. But this flu season, people with egg allergies shouldn't be worried about getting the seasonal influenza vaccine, which includes protection against H1N1, experts say. A new study found that the vaccines are safe for people with egg...

4 years 6 months ago

Walgreen's offers flu shot gift cards

Walgreen's wants you to give the gift that keeps on giving. How about a flu shot? Walgreen's is now offering gift cards that are good for flu shots only. The cards are available at stores and online. "It provides protection from three different strains of viruses: H1N1, H3N2, and...

5 years 2 months ago

H1N1 vaccines available at store pharmacies

The Colorado State Health department is urging people to get a H1N1 vaccination if you haven't already done so. It's part of the health department's "Enough Excuses" flu vaccination campaign which kicked off Sunday. This is National Influenza Vaccination week. Hundreds showed up for a free shot or nasal spray...

5 years 5 months ago

H1N1 clinic planned Thursday in Pueblo

The Pueblo City-County Health Department plans to hold an H1N1 Swine Flu clinic on Thursday with both nasal spray and injections. Nasal spray arrived last week and vaccine designed for injections should be here soon, according to the Health Department. This clinic is for pregnant women, caregivers of...

5 years 5 months ago

Colorado set to receive H1N1 vaccine

Our state will get its first doses of the H1N1 vaccine, late next week. The state health department says it expects an initial shipment of 53,800 doses, and the vaccines will be made available to Denver area hospitals and front-line emergency workers across the state. This first batch will...

5 years 6 months ago

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. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the vaccine's approval to Congress - and says she hopes to get the first limited supplies...

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