Posts With Keyword ‘flu’

Exercising Can Help Prevent the Flu

Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

Recent studies show individuals who exercise are less likely to get the flu and if they do it will be a weaker case that doesn’t last as long as those who don’t exercise.

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Pella Regional Reminds Visitors of New Guidelines

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 at 6:23 am

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While visitors to hospitals are especially appreciated during the holiday season, an active flu season means there is also a risk of some undesirable guests as well.

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Another Non-Safety Related H1N1 Flu Vaccine Recall

Posted: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 6:22 am

There has been another non-safety related H1N1 Flu Vaccine recall due to the potency of the vaccine may now or might soon be below the specified limit.

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Non-Safety Related H1N1 Flu Shot Recall

Posted: Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 at 6:32 am

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According to Kim Dorn, Director of Marion County Public Health, an H1N1 vaccine manufacturer has recalled 4 batches of their vaccine.  This is considered a non-safety related recall.

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Flu Season Affects Can Also be Felt by Dogs

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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Seasonal flu and H1N1 has been at the forefront of many people’s minds this fall, but we should also be aware of the impact of the flu on our pets.

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Flu Absences in Marion County Schools

Posted: Sunday, November 1st, 2009 at 6:22 am

Schools in Marion County continued to see students staying home from the flu earlier this week, but there hasn’t been a second spike in the number of absences.

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Vaccination Supply Arrives for Pella H1N1 Clinic

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:31 am

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The vaccination supply for this weekend’s H1N1 clinic in Pella arrived earlier this week.

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No Spike in Flu Absences

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 6:30 am

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Schools in Marion County have continued to see students staying home from the flu, but there hasn’t been a second spike in the number of absences.

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Illness-related Absences Near Normal for this Time of Year

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 6:29 am

The flu and other seasonal illnesses continue to make an impact on attendance at area schools.

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Knoxville, Pella Hospitals Limiting Patient Visitations

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Area hospitals are limiting patient visitations to help prevent the spread of the flu.

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First of Several H1N1 Clinics Coming to Pella

Posted: Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 6:29 am

An H1N1 flu-shot clinic in Pella is scheduled to run Saturday, October 31st at Pella Community High School Cafeteria on 212 E. University Street from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or until the vaccines runs out.

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H1N1 Clinic Scheduled in Pella

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:29 am

An H1N1 flu-shot clinic in Pella is scheduled to run Saturday, October 31st at Pella Community High School

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Flu Affects Many in Pella

Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at 6:21 am

The flu made its presence known in Pella last week.

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Flu Bug Lingers at Pella Elementary Schools

Posted: Friday, October 23rd, 2009 at 6:25 am

The number of Pella elementary students absent due to the flu seems to have crested already, but the bug’s not going away just yet.

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Influenza Traffic Increases at Pella Regional

Posted: Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 at 6:29 am

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The flu has made its way into Pella over the weekend.

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Illness Affects Attendance at Pella School

Posted: Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 at 6:27 am

The recent cases of influenza in the Pella area are impacting local schools.

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Flu Shots Offered and Encouraged Earlier Than Normal

Posted: Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 at 6:27 am

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In preparation for what is anticipated to be an active flu season, area health professionals are encouraging residents to get their flu vaccinations a little earlier than usual.

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