Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:00 am
The 2013-14 flu season has begun, and health officials are seeing an increase in flu activity.
Monday, November 11, 2013 4:00 pm
(BPT) - With the 2013-2014 flu season officially here, it’s important to consider the single best way to prevent influenza (commonly known as “the flu”) – the flu vaccine. What many older adults don’t know is that the immune system weakens with age, meaning older adults are at a higher risk for flu and related complications.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Fall and winter months can bring busy schedules and seasonal illnesses that make it difficult to manage high blood pressure (HBP). The good news is there are simple, practical steps you can take to manage the condition year-round and enhance your health.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 am
San Joaquin County Public Health Services will provide free flu shots at two community sites in Stockton from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - Sanofi Pasteur is rounding up The FLUgitives(TM) - people who haven’t yet been vaccinated against the flu this season. Through this national campaign, the company is encouraging more Americans to get their annual flu shot.
Saturday, September 28, 2013 12:00 am
This year’s Sacramento County flu clinic available to those over six months of age without health insurance will be held in Iselton next month.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:00 am
U.S. Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, called Valley fever “a big and growing problem” that presents “substantial” economic and health costs for Californians.
Sunday, September 22, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - Mother, author, and actress Tia Mowry is joining forces with MedImmune’s FluMist® Quadrivalent to encourage families across the nation to practice healthy habits, including getting vaccinated to help fight the flu. The campaign aims to raise awareness about the severity of influenza and the importance of vaccination for the entire family.
Friday, September 20, 2013 8:03 am
Dear Pharmacist: I take a dozen antibiotics per year due to frequent infections. What else can I take? Don’t worry, I take probiotics. What I want is a natural antibiotic.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—For many Americans, last year’s flu outbreak serves as a reminder that it’s a good idea to get a flu shot—the sooner, the better.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 12:00 am
Influenza activity continues to increase in the United States, and most of the country — including San Joaquin County — is now experiencing influenza-like illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest report.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 12:00 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports current surveillance data indicates this year's influenza season is well underway and levels of influenza activity are continuing to increase across the country. CDC recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older should receive an annual seasonal flu vaccine as the single best way to protect against seasonal flu and its potential complications.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 12:00 am
San Joaquin County Public Health Services will provide seasonal influenza vaccinations free of charge on Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or until supplies run out, at the flea market at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 E. Lockeford St., Lodi.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 12:00 am
Seasonal flu shots are now available through Lodi Memorial Hospital as well as through San Joaquin County.
Saturday, October 6, 2012 12:00 am
Sutter Care at Home will be providing flu and pneumonia vaccinations at the Galt Supermarket, 814 A St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.
Monday, December 19, 2011 12:00 am
Dear Jennifer: Where can I get a free flu
Monday, December 12, 2011 12:00 am
Rebecca DuBois was the valedictorian at Lodi High School in
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 12:00 am
Flu shots for the 2011-12 flu season are now available through
San Joaquin County Public Health Services and Lodi Memorial
Hospital. San Joaquin County Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Furst
said the vaccine is safe, effective and readily available.
Thursday, December 24, 2009 12:00 am
Christmas Eve performances
Saturday, November 7, 2009 12:00 am
People wanting to get the H1N1 vaccine lined up down the block
outside the San Joaquin County Public Health Clinic at 300 W. Oak
St. in Lodi on Friday morning.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 12:00 am
A bathroom fan apparently caused a fire that damaged a Lodi
home's attic Monday.
Saturday, October 31, 2009 12:00 am
Despite news that schools all over the country — including two
in Vacaville — have closed due to outbreaks of the H1N1 virus, also
known as swine flu, local campuses are keeping their doors
Thursday, October 8, 2009 12:00 am
Lodi Memorial Hospital is recommending everyone receive both
seasonal flu and swine flu, or H1N1, vaccines this year.
Friday, October 2, 2009 12:00 am
As schools grapple with a resurgence of swine flu, many
districts have few or no nurses to prevent or respond to outbreaks,
leaving students more vulnerable to a virus that spreads easily in
classrooms and takes a heavier toll on children and young
Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:00 pm
Dear Pharmacist: I am hearing more about the
Swine Flu and I'm getting nervous. I wasn't going to get the
vaccine, but I'm reconsidering it. Can you help me make this