February 11, 2016: Get Your Flu Vaccination – Help Build Community Immunity!

Taylor RadtkeNews

February 11, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Carson City/Douglas County, Nev. Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting a steady increase of positive Influenza (flu) cases. Overall, Carson City, Lyon and Douglas Counties saw 27 cases testing positive for influenza. About 59% of those that were tested were positive for Influenza strain B, which is a slightly higher percentage … Read More

December 2, 2015: Got a Flu Shot?

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 6-12, 2015  Parties, shopping, baking, wrapping…none of these holiday activities are much fun when you have the flu. Make sure your holiday stays merry by getting a flu vaccine at Carson City Health and Human … Read More

November 13, 2015: FluMist Nasal Spray Now Available!

Taylor RadtkeNews

November 13, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Carson City, Nev. After a long delay from the manufacturer, Carson City Health and Human Services is happy to report that the FluMist nasal spray vaccine is now available at both our Carson City and Douglas County clinic locations. The FluMist protects against four strains of the flu virus and can be used in … Read More