H1N1

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 H1N1 hospitalizations rise

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 ...

County opens up and says ahhh for flu prevention evaluation

1. Waiting for vaccine. Placer County was initially expecting its first big delivery in mid-October of 36,000 doses. It’s now not expected until the first week of November and ma ...

Neighborhoods plan town hall meeting to discuss holiday, flu

The Roseville Coalition of Neighborhood Association wants residents to be informed and prepared this holiday season. The RCONA board has organized a community meeting Oct. 29,  ...

Flu can result in serious illness to high-risk cases

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 ...

Schools stress proper flu care

After eight of their classmates came down with confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus, students at Granite Bay High were taking swine-flu fears in stride this week – but with plenty o ...