WASHINGTON (AP) - Flu season's arrived with lots of coughing and fever in the South and New York City, and it's sure to spread to the rest of the country. The good news: There's still plenty of vaccine for procrastinators. But don't wait much longer - it takes about two... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State health officials plan a series of news conferences around Louisiana to encourage people to get flu shots. Medical professionals, local community leaders and officials from the state Department of Health and Hospitals will take part in the Thursday news conferences, scheduled for late morning... more »
Before you know it, flu season will be upon us but some Acadiana residents are upset over this year's vaccine. You may recall the controversy over over the H1N1 vaccine; many people felt the vaccine did not undergo extensive tests and it would do more harm than good. The Department... more »
The State Department of Health and Hospitals in partnership with the Lafayette Parish School System will provide the 2009 H1N1 vaccine to Lafayette Parish students (Pre-K3 through 12) and faculty on Saturday, December 5th from 10am to 4pm. There are five sites where the clinics will be offered; families are... more »
Some doctors' offices are running out, but you still have a chance to get your seasonal flu vaccine. KATC and Our Lady of Lourdes are giving it out Saturday, November 7th as part of our "Living Right" campaign.
However, many questions remain about the vaccine, so here is what... more »
Swine Flu vaccinations are now available for Acadiana residents.
Lourdes Family Clinic in Scott is one of the first giving out the vaccinations. The shots are for those six months to twenty-six years old. Normally the clinic sees 600 patients a month, but in September that number jumped to... more »