swine flu

Additional county H1N1 clinics to be held

Additional public H1N1 vaccine clinics were announced by the Placer County Department of Health and Human Services Tuesday. The free clinics will be held through the month of Janua ...

Placer flu vaccinations now expanded to anyone

Kim Nilsson of Lincoln thought Placer County’s first public H1N1 flu-shot clinic on Monday might be a madhouse, so she arrived two hours early. Turns out she was the only one th ...

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 ...

Placer County students get the H1N1 vaccination

Soon, children won't be frowned upon when things get stuck up their noses. That's what will be happening when students are offered the H1N1 vaccination, mostly in the form of a nas ...

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 ...

Bud's Beat

To flu or not to flu. Aye! That’s the question. It’s the season and the reason to get your flu shots now! This season has a new twist to it. We are warned of the other flu fac ...

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 ...

Swine flu hits Loomis schools

Eight local students have become ill with the H1N1 flu virus, formerly called the swine flu. Three Loomis Union School District students and five Del Oro High School students have ...

Loomis schools prepare for possible swine flu outbreak

If you’re doing back-to-school shopping, you may want to add another item to your list – hand sanitizer. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control are anticipating a prol ...

Placer woman dies from H1N1 virus

A Rocklin woman has become the first Placer County resident to die while infected with H1N1 flu virus. The middle-aged woman died July 5 in a hospital outside the county, according ...

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 ...

A dozen more possible swine flu cases emerge in Placer County

Lab results for Placer County’s initial suspect case of human swine flu have come back negative but there’s little doubt among health officials that a positive test is just a m ...

Loomis parents cautioned about Swine Flu

The Loomis Union School District has sent information regarding the Swine Flu to district families as a precautionary measure. Below is a copy of the corrrespondence from Superinte ...

Swine flu case probable in Placer County

Health officials believe the swine flu is probably in Placer County, with one case now being tested for the disease. Confirmation by the State Department of Public Health of a pro ...