Posts Tagged ‘flu’

Seasonal flu shots available statewide at county clinics

by MBJ Staff Published: October 10,2011

Tags: clinics, epidemic, flu, flu shots, healthcare, public health, state government, vaccination, vaccines

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Seasonal flu shots are now available at all Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) county clinics. The seasonal flu vaccine is recommended for anyone age six months and older. “The flu shot is your best protection against the flu,” said MSDH acting state epidemiologist Dr. Paul Byers. “Seasonal flu usually peaks in […] [...]

Health Department: Flu activity ‘widespread’

by Wally Northway Published: December 29,2010

Tags: disaseases, flu, healthcare, illnesses, public health

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting widespread flu activity throughout the state. Flu activity is monitored through the Influenza-like Illness (ILI) Sentinel Surveillance System, made up of healthcare providers in Mississippi such as family practice clinics, student health centers, pediatricians, primary care physicians and hospital emergency departments that report […] [...]

GOT FLU?

by Wally Northway Published: August 3,2009

Tags: flu, seasonal flu

State’s supply of seasonal flu vaccine looking good — for now It is still a little early in the game, but for now it looks as if there should be no problems with the supply of seasonal flu vaccine for 2009-2010. Certainly nothing from the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) hints that the […] [...]

Cochran announces flu funding for state

by MBJ Newswires Published: July 20,2009

Tags: flu, Thad Cochran, Washington

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) announced that Mississippi would receive more than $3.34 million to continue its response to the H1N1 flu virus and to prepare for the fall flu season. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded two grants to Mississippi, including $2.48 million in Public Health Emergency […] [...]

State gets flu funding

by Wally Northway Published: July 13,2009

Tags: flu, government, H1N1, healthcare

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) announced that Mississippi would receive more than $3.34 million to continue its response to the H1N1 flu virus and to prepare for the fall flu season. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded two grants to Mississippi, including $2.48 million in Public Health Emergency […] [...]

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