H1N1

More county H1N1 clinics announced

Additional public H1N1 vaccine clinics were announced by the Placer County Department of Health and Human Services Tuesday. The free clinics will be held through the month of Janu ...

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 ...

Auburn ready to fight H1N1 — one problem, no vaccine

Glancing at the notebook while defending the U.S. Senate from detractors who claim it has not done enough to save jobs in America.  For a fact, I know of exactly 100 jobs the Sen ...

Placer County bringing H1N1 vaccine to students

Usually it’s frowned upon when children stick things up their noses. That wasn’t the case Tuesday morning, when Auburn Elementary students patiently waited their turns in the ...

Government planned H1N1

Jennifer Kepfer is spot-on with her warning about the H1N1 flu vaccine (Reader Input, Oct. 29). This so-called swine flu “pandemic” is being created and orchestrated by the gov ...

School district seeing dozens of H1N1 cases

It’s here but Auburn-area schools aren’t being hit as hard by swine flu as a large high school in neighboring Nevada County. Nevada Union High School reported 300 students out ...

Health officials cramming for possible H1N1 outbreak

When you’re doing back-to-school shopping in the coming days, you may want to add another item to your list: hand sanitizer. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control are a ...

Placer woman dies from H1N1 virus

A Rocklin woman has become the first Placer County resident to die while infected with H1N1 flu virus. The middle-aged woman died July 5 in a hospital outside the county, according ...

Misnamed swine flu causing havoc for pork industry

Mark Twin once said, “A lie can travel halfway round the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” We have witnessed that maxim play out in the news media’s reporting o ...