Post Tagged with: "H1N1"

Middle Tennessee Flu Season Peaking Late

February 28, 2011 at 3:44 pm

The flu came late to Middle Tennessee and isn’t showing signs of leaving early. Physicians from Vanderbilt University Medical Center say it’s been a busy season for influenza, though not like the H1N1 pandemic.

More States Follow Tennessee in Offering H1N1 Vaccines to All

December 17, 2009 at 12:23 pm

By the end of this week, the Centers for Disease Control says 35 states will open H1N1 vaccines to everyone. Tennessee was one of the first, opening doses to the general public last week.

No Tally Yet for Recalled H1N1 Doses in Tennessee

December 15, 2009 at 6:56 pm

Nationwide, hundreds of thousands of H1N1 shots meant for infants and toddlers have been recalled by the manufacturer.

TN Among States on the Downward Slope of H1N1

December 8, 2009 at 8:14 am

Tennessee is seeing the same downturn in the number H1N1 cases as the rest of the nation.

Metro Health Drops Restrictions for Getting Swine Flu Shot

November 30, 2009 at 5:49 pm

Starting Tuesday, Metro Health Department will give H1N1 vaccine shots to anyone who wants them.

VU Researcher Casts Wide Net to Fund H1N1 Statin Study

November 23, 2009 at 6:04 am

A critical care researcher at Vanderbilt has put out an open call for funding. While researchers are always looking for grants, the open call is an unusual move. He believes cholesterol lowering drugs could save the lives of people who become critically ill with the H1N1 flu.

Metro Health Continue Vaccination Push in Antioch

November 18, 2009 at 8:26 am

Public health workers will take H1N1 vaccines to Hickory Hollow Mall Saturday for a one-day community clinic.

Health Department Vaccinates Schools in Flu Hotspot

November 11, 2009 at 5:58 pm

Students at Edison Elementary School in Antioch will begin getting H1N1 flu vaccines on-site Thursday.

H1N1 Vaccine Doses Continually Arriving in Tennessee

October 26, 2009 at 5:39 pm

Metro’s Health Department ran out of swine flu shots last week, but shots to protect against the disease are still available at most midstate health departments.

H1N1 Puts Flu at Seasonal High

H1N1 Puts Flu at Seasonal High

September 17, 2009 at 4:58 pm

Public health officials are waiting to see if a wave of H1N1 flu infections in Nashville has peaked.

Napolitano Forecasts Massive Vaccination Effort for H1N1

September 13, 2009 at 5:07 pm

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano asked for help over the weekend vaccinating students and others vulnerable to H1N1 flu.

Tennessee is Already Gearing up for Flu Season

June 24, 2009 at 10:15 am

Tennessee Department of Health is already gearing up for the coming flu season, now complicated by H1N1, or the “swine flu” virus.

CDC Confirms Swine Flu in Tennessee

May 4, 2009 at 8:31 am

Tennessee health officials announced the state’s first probable instance of swine flu is now its first confirmed case of the virs.

CDC Sends Swine Flu Test Kits to Tennessee

May 1, 2009 at 4:42 pm

Next week, Tennessee will become one of the first states able to officially confirm cases of swine flu instead of sending tests to the Centers for Disease Control.