Influenza Immunization

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H1N1: Same code for diagnosis, new one for vaccine  -  22 Nov 2009
American Medical NewsThe CPT diagnosis code is the same as any other influenza immunization visit, and the usual CPT office visit codes should be used for testing and treatment ...

Military Study Shows Prevention of Novel A/H1N1 Virus Infection is Vaccine ...  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)The finding emerges from an evaluation of medical encounters and seasonal influenza immunization of US military service members. ...

H1N1 clinic for pregnant women today  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Ottumwa CourierOTTUMWA — Wapello County Public Health will hold a special H1N1 influenza immunization clinic for pregnant women next week. Expectant women who get any type ...

Video: Sanofi Pasteur Announces Final Results of US Clinical Trials of ...  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
CNNMoney.com (press release)The two-dose regimen for these younger children is similar to the recommendations for seasonal influenza immunization in this age group. ...

Federal Plans to Monitor Immunization Safety for the Pandemic 2009 H1N1 ...  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Media Newswire (press release)There is heightened public and media interest in vaccine safety, in part because of the 1976 National Influenza Immunization Program ( NIIP ). ...

Influenza immunization clinic dates set  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Innisfil ScopeAs the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit prepares to roll out vaccination clinics for H1N1 next week, residents are reminded that participating health ...

H1N1 takes 3900 lives: CDC  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
ModernHealthcare.comThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that as many as 3900 people have died from the H1N1 influenza and more than 98000 ...

American Lung Association of California Joins Sheriff's Department to Support ...  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
ReutersHealth experts recommend annual influenza vaccination for nearly 250 million people in the US Despite this recommendation, influenza immunization rates fall ...

Misconceptions about influenza vaccine persist, even among HCWs  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Pediatric SuperSite...by Colleen Zacharyczuk Myers A. Health care worker knowledge and attitudes regarding influenza immunization and childhood vaccination. ...

Immunization floodgates opening  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Lethbridge HeraldStarting Friday everyone under 18 years as of Nov. 1, along with their parents, immediate family members or other caregivers — will be eligible for H1N1 flu ...

Hospital staff get shots  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Canada.comLast year, the hospital was only able to immunize 493 staff, volunteers and family members after an extensive seasonal influenza immunization campaign.

Flu shots now for all  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Chatham Daily NewsH1N1 influenza immunization is now available to all Ontarians, according to Chatham-Kent Health Unit officials. To date, more than 14000 Chatham-Kent ...

Flu Happens, Despite Mom's Best Efforts  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
WRAL.comHere are 10 reasons why you should get vaccinated from The Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition. You can also find the closest flu clinic right here ...

Clinical Support Tool Boosts Flu Vaccination Rates in Pediatric Inpatients  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
MedscapeThe Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) strongly recommend influenza immunization ...

York Region to open H1N1 flu vaccination clinic on Wednesday  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
680 NewsFor more information on this year's provincial vaccine program, please visit www.ontario.ca/flu, also for a complete list of seasonal influenza immunization ...

Protecting from H1N1 flu pandemic infection  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Aiken Standard (subscription)Most years the flu shot is anywhere from 40-85 percent effective in preventing influenza in those who receive the influenza immunization. ...

City prepares for new wave of H1N1  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Camrose Canadian..."However, seasonal influenza immunization will still be available at these sites to those who want it." Clinic timing may differ slightly in some areas. ...

Union County plans H1N1 clinic Saturday for priority groups  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Palladium-ItemLIBERTY, Ind. - The Union County Health Department will hold an H1N1 influenza immunization clinic from 9 am to noon Saturday at the clinic, 6 W. South St. ...

NY Suspends Mandatory Flu Vaccine for Healthcare Workers  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Nurse.comOn Oct. 22, New York State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, MD, suspended the mandatory influenza immunization requirement for New York healthcare ...

Two local H1N1 clinics added  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
570 NewsWaterloo - Region of Waterloo Public Health has added two additional H1N1 influenza immunization clinics this Saturday for all residents over the age of six ...

Breastfeeding during influenza season  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
EMC Smiths FallsAlso check our website at www.healthunit.org for information about influenza immunization clinics and preventing the spread of influenza. ...

Free H1N1 vaccinations set  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
The Huntsville Times - al.comAnother round of free H1N1 influenza immunization clinics is planned this week for segments of the population most at risk for ...

Plan spreads like the flu  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Meridian BoosterH1N1 immunization clinics have been expanded to include more risk groups, but the regional health officer said no written confirmation is needed. ...

Regina Qu'Appelle and Sun Country health regions preparing for next wave of ...  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Regina Leader-PostThe Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR) and the Sun Country Health Region are expected to begin the school H1N1 influenza immunization clinics on Monday. ...

Safety of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 vaccines – WHO update  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Gozo NewsThe most frequent vaccine reactions in children following influenza immunization are similar to those seen after other childhood immunizations (such as ...

Taking steps to prevent H1N1  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Innisfil ScopeOn Friday, Karen and her children, Kaedence and Nathan, ages five and one respectively, waited patiently for the H1N1 influenza immunization, ...

Tamil Nadu to introduce Hib vaccine in immunization programme from next year  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
pharmabiz.comThe Tamil Nadu government will introduce Hib (Haemophilus influenza type b) vaccine in the state's immunization programme from next year. ...

Shots anyone?  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
The News...for students to receive the H1N1 vaccination by injection or spray, were required by the ADH to complete the 2009 Influenza Immunization Reporting Form. ...

H1N1 immunization underway in Langford  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
BCLocalNewsFor more information on the H1N1 virus and immunization clinics, see www.viha.ca/h1n1. H1N1 influenza immunization clinics at Westshore Town Centre, ...

Relevance of D-dimer Testing in Patients with Venous Malformations  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Archives of DermatologyThey recommend giving an annual influenza immunization, verifying the status of varicella vaccination, and halting the use of aspirin during suspected ...

Prisoners a priority for shot  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
reddeeradvocate.comShe said the federal government must provide inmates with the H1N1 vaccine just like it provides seasonal influenza immunization to inmates. ...

Chris Amidon '87 is Indiana School Nurse of the Year  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
DePauw University...to the Journal of School Nursing championing school-located influenza immunization: "The School Nurse's Role," which was published in February 2009. ...

City plans for two main clinics  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Regina Leader-PostThe pandemic H1N1 influenza immunization information screening and consent form can be downloaded from the region's website: www.rqhealth.ca. ...

Children's ER Experiencing High Volume of Sick Kids  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
CJOBMasks are being offered to anyone going to the Children's Emergency right now at the Health Science Centre. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says the ...

Four pandemic (H1N1) 2009 cases confirmed in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
EMC Almonte Carleton PlaceFor more information on the influenza immunization strategy, see 'Tips to Stay Healthy' at www.ontario.ca/flu. For more information about Pandemic (H1N1) ...

Ready, set, vaccinate  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
PilotWith the official approval of the H1N1 vaccine, commonly known as Swine Flu, from Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq on Oct. 21, ...

Flu shots and education at fair  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Ladysmith Chronicle...“You get your influenza immunization, but you get some education.? At last year's event, approximately 500 seasonal flu shots were administered, ...

Calgary H1N1 assessment clinic opening Friday  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Vancouver SunThe first three days saw long line ups as the province administered the H1N1 influenza immunization to more than 150,0000 people. ...

H1N1 Shots' Benefits Outweigh the Risks  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Wheeling News RegisterThe chain of events set off the national campaign, named the National Influenza Immunization Program - or NIIP. "They were afraid it was going to be the ...

Peru: Huanuco will apply 28800 vaccines against pneumonia  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Living in Peru (blog)DIRESA Huanuco received also a batch of vaccines against rotavirus and pediatric influenza. Immunization against pneumonia requires three doses: the first ...

High-risk groups urged to get shot  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Sudbury Star...such as the meningitis outbreak of 2003 and yearly influenza shots, this H1N1 influenza immunization is likely the largest it has ever undertaken. ...

H1H1 vaccination clinics for next priority groups will be announced Nov. 13  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Perth CourierLanark District Health Unit will announce vaccination clinics for the next H1N1 priority groups as well as seasonal influenza immunization this Friday. ...

GOVERNOR DAVID A. PATERSON ANNOUNCES SUSPENSION OF FLU SHOT MANDATE FOR HEALTH ...  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Media Newswire (press release)Governor David A. Paterson today announced that State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, MD, has suspended the mandatory influenza immunization ...

Northland flu cases rise  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Worthington Daily GlobeThe Lake County Health Department and the Lake Superior School District nursing staff will offer free influenza immunization clinics for school-age children ...

Vacciner maman c'est vacciner bébé  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Le blog bébé (Blog)...prematurity and birth weight" IDSA 2009; Abstract 703. "Maternal influenza immunization increases birth weight: A S. Asian RCT" IDSA 2009; Abstract LB-11.



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