swine flu

First chance at H1N1 vaccine for general public packs Auburn fairgrounds

The line was long. The wait was more than 1½ hours. But with H1N1 concerns in the air and swine flu vaccinations available for the general public in Auburn for the first time, F ...

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 ...

New round of vaccination clinics in Placer County slated to start Monday

With more H1N1 vaccine arriving, Placer County will be holding more clinics starting Monday. The clinics are being held for Placer County residents who are at high risk for compli ...

Media muddles swine flu truth

Here’s another piece of propaganda passed on by the news media. Article headline: “CDC: 4,000 swine flu deaths in U.S.” (Journal, “News Digest,” Nov 12). That title alo ...

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 ...

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 ...

Take care with flu vaccine

On a recent CBS News graphic of the actual cases of H1N1, it showed that not only are most cases of suspected flu-like illnesses not H1N1 influenza, they’re not influenza at all, ...

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 ...

Placer volleyball postponed again

The Placer High volleyball team postponed its second match this week due to a flu outbreak among the players. The Hillgals were forced to postpone Tuesday's match at Bear River af ...

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 ...