h1n1

Placer County sees spike in flu cases

Placer County Department of Public Health reported that as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, two influenza patients had been admitted to intensive-care units but no flu-related deaths had been re ...

Placer County bracing for possible flu outbreak

Influenza has claimed the lives of three Sacramento County residents since the start of 2014 and continues to spread regionally, with WebMD.com reporting a “moderate to sever ...

Local sculptor’s work earns spot in international competition

Local sculptor Anthony Maki-Gill has earned a place in a nationally juried ceramic exhibition in Baltimore Md. His work, titled “H1N1” (pictured above) is on display in ...

Potential new wave of H1N1 keeps Placer County vaccine clinics going

Things are relatively flu-free for now but Placer County is girding for a possible third, stronger wave of H1N1. The first two rounds took place last spring and in the late fall. ...

Placer County hospitalization for H1N1 rising

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 ...

10-Point Checkup: H1N1 flu in Placer County widespread, vaccine on way

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 ...

H1N1 postpones Foresthill high school football game in Vacaville

Foresthill High School's football game with Vacaville Christian has been postponed because of H1N1 precautions. A school spokesman said that Friday night's game in Vacaville will ...

Flu outbreak wipes out Placer volleyball match

Placer High's quest to defend its Pioneer Valley League championship will have to wait. The Hillgals' match at Bear River scheduled for tonight has been cancelled due to an outbr ...

Placer County costs add up for new flu response

The new H1N1 flu virus has cost Placer County $116,000, but there’s the possibility that health officials could be sending the bill to the federal government. Dr. Richard Burton ...

No flu-based jail-visit restrictions in Placer County

Unlike the state prison system and some other California counties, Placer County Jail was allowing visitors Tuesday in the face of swine flu concerns. Capt. George Malim, jail com ...