influenza

Flu takes toll on local blood supplies

The influenza outbreak that has killed more than 200 Californians is now affecting local BloodSource blood collections in the northern and central part of the state. BloodSource p ...

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 ...

Flu cases showing up across country

As the new year approaches, so does the peak of influenza season and, according to WebMD.com, Placer County experiencing a “moderate” outbreak. Flu season can begin as ...

Viruses bugging local residents

While viruses are floating around the local area, one doctor says the flu has yet to hit Auburn hard. “I myself have not been diagnosing influenza more (than normal) recently, ...

Flu, cough vaccine clinic at Bowman

Placer County Community Health, in collaboration with the California Department of Public Health and school districts in Placer County, is offering five, no-cost vaccination clinic ...

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 ...