swine flu

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 ...

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 ...

Placer County treats first swine flu patient

Placer County announced its first swine flu recipient Monday. A 58-year-old Roseville resident is the first recorded case of the swine flu, now called H1N1 flu, in the county. ...

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 ...

Placer County healthcare worker believed to be latest area flu case

A Sacramento County resident who works in Placer County has been identified as the fifth probable swine flu case in that county. Dr. Glennah Trochet, Sacramento County public heal ...

Placer County healthcare worker fifth probable Sacramento County swine flu case

A Sacramento County resident who works in Placer County has been identified as the fifth probable swine flu case in that county. Dr. Glennah Trochet, Sacramento County public heal ...

Make like the Fonz to fight the swine flu

Handshakes are on their way out as swine flu concerns mount. At least temporarily. Instead, health-conscious Placer County residents may want to channel their inner Fonz. A thumb ...

Placer County waiting on first swine flu case

Placer County was still waiting Wednesday for its first swine flu case. And health officials are convinced that case is going to come. Five more tests were completed late Wednesd ...