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December 16, 2009
Woodwinds lifts some visitor restrictions
Woodwinds Health Campus and all HealthEast hospitals are lifting visitor restrictions, which were implemented last month to help prevent the spread of H1N1 flu. The hospital visitor policy has been revised because the Minnesota Department of Health downgraded the state's H1N1 status...
December 16, 2009 - 2:33pm
December 14, 2009
State opens flu vaccine to more people; county keeps clinic guidelines
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials plan to allow most people to receive H1N1 flu vaccinations. If health-care providers have enough vaccine for priority groups such as young people, beginning Wednesday they may give shots or nasal mists to anyone, the Health Department announced...
December 14, 2009 - 4:28pm
November 20, 2009
Newest flu report better news
Minnesota's H1N1 flu outbreak continues to ease, but state health officials warn that another wave may be on the way. "We may be down in terms...
November 20, 2009 - 1:17pm
November 17, 2009
UPDATE: County prepared for big H1N1 clinic turnout
Washington County health officials have 4,000 doses of H1N1 influenza vaccine for a weekend clinic for children and say they are prepared for a big turnout. The Public Health Department will offer free H1N1 flu vaccinations for children ages 4 to 9. Any child in that age group who...
November 17, 2009 - 2:10am
November 10, 2009
H1N1 claims Hudson woman
The H1N1 virus is being blamed for the death of Debbie Johnson Lindstrom, 48, of Hudson. Lindstrom, a lifelong Hudson resident and former HHS basketball star, died on Tuesday at Mayo Hospital in Rochester, Minn. from complications brought on by the H1N1 virus. According to sources,...
November 10, 2009 - 11:13am
November 3, 2009
H1N1 vaccination plans continue
Mass H1N1 influenza vaccinations for area residents could start within a few weeks, a Washington County public health official said today. While the county and area healthcare providers await large supplies of the H1N1 vaccine, they are moving forward with plans for mass vaccination...
November 3, 2009 - 3:01pm
October 28, 2009
2 more flu deaths confirmed
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials confirmed two more deaths from H1N1 flu Wednesday as more schools report flu outbreaks and the number of people hospitalized continues to rise. While the Health Department will not provide specific identifications, the family of Oliver Franklin...
October 28, 2009 - 2:17pm
October 23, 2009
H1N1 response 'gearing up'
Washington County has heightened its response to increased H1N1 influenza activity. The county in recent days activated an "incident command system," committing a small number of the Public Health Department's staff of 90 to vaccination training and preparation and flu case moni...
October 23, 2009 - 1:02pm
FluLine response improves
ST. PAUL -- Flu-stricken Minnesotans are finding a shorter wait for medical advice when they call a state hotline. "The wait times have improved,"...
October 23, 2009 - 8:50am
October 21, 2009
Nurses ready to give flu advice via phone
ST. PAUL -- Operators are standing by to answer calls from feverish, coughing and achy Minnesotans. What Minnesota health officials call the...
October 21, 2009 - 5:08pm
October 20, 2009
County begins H1N1 vaccines
Washington County began administering H1N1 influenza vaccinations last week, but the public will have to wait a few weeks for a dose. The county...
October 20, 2009 - 2:36pm
October 14, 2009
H1N1 hotline gets commissioners' attention
Minnesota health officials are developing an H1N1 influenza information hotline, and some of the details surprised Washington County commissioners who were briefed on the project. The Minnesota Health Department is finalizing a toll-free hotline that citizens could turn to with questions...
October 14, 2009 - 5:02pm
First H1N1 vaccine given today; public must wait
Washington County begins administering H1N1 influenza vaccinations today, but the public will have to wait a few weeks for a dose. The county received 800 vaccination doses in nasal spray form and plans three clinics this week for county health-care workers and emergency medical...
October 14, 2009 - 12:12pm
October 13, 2009
Flu finds its way to District 833
The flu has found its way into Royal Oaks Elementary -- as of last week 10 percent of the school's 600 plus students are out with an "influenza-like...
October 13, 2009 - 10:34am
October 5, 2009
Seasonal flu shots underway, H1N1 vaccine to come, local health officials say
More than 500 health care workers and volunteers at Woodwinds Health Campus received their seasonal flu shots Friday at the hospital, which is...
October 5, 2009 - 10:05am