h1n1

Placer County sees spike in flu cases

Placer County Department of Public Health reported that as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, two influenza patients had been admitted to intensive-care units but no flu-related deaths had been re ...

Potential new wave of H1N1 keeps Placer County vaccine clinics going

Things are relatively flu-free for now but Placer County is girding for a possible third, stronger wave of H1N1. The first two rounds took place last spring and in the late fall. ...

Placer County hospitalization for H1N1 rising

Hospitalizations of H1N1 flu patients are up in Placer County as health officials continue a school vaccine program to fight the spread of the disease among the young. A total of ...

Do your part to reduce flu spread

The pandemic H1N1 influenza virus (“swine flu”) is currently active in Placer County and is anticipated to circulate even more during the fall and into next year. This flu is ...

Placer County is offering flu shots throughout the area

Placer County Health and Human Services is providing seasonal flu shots in neighboring cities. A drive-through clinics will be held from 9 a.m. to noon today at the Gold Country F ...

Elementary students will be offered flu vaccination

The Loomis Union School District is taking steps to protect its students from catching the flu bug. Through the initiative of school nurse Tracy Castro, immunizations against the s ...

Loomis is swine flu free — for now

Loomis, and other Placer County residents, can breathe a short sigh of relief. So far, they have been spared from the swine flu. “We have had no cases of swine flu,” Anita Yode ...