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Experts Advise: Talk To Your Doctor About Antivirals If You Have The Flu

Experts Advise: Talk To Your Doctor About Antivirals If You Have The Flu

The CDC recommends: If you are sick with the flu, talk with your doctor about prescribing an antiviral. Quickly.


Flu Reached ‘Epidemic’ Levels During New Year’s Week

Flu Reached ‘Epidemic’ Levels During New Year’s Week

Nevadans are uged to get a flu vaccination as the flu epidemic spreads across the country.


Local family bonds over flu vaccine. Seriously.

Local family bonds over flu vaccine. Seriously.

Read about how one Nevada family decided to turn the annual flu vaccine first into date night, and then into a family affair.


Free Flu Shot Vouchers Available Through Douglas County Community Health

Douglas County Community Health is offering free flu shot vouchers to anyone who donates two cans of food between January 5 and 9, 2015.


Free Flu Shot Vouchers Available Through Carson City Health & Human Services

Carson City Health & Human Services is offering free flu shot vouchers to anyone who donates two cans of food between January 5 and 9, 2015.


Nevadans Can Benefit from Mobile Flu Vaccine

Nevadans Can Benefit from Mobile Flu Vaccine

Is someone you know homebound — or do you know someone who cares for homebound residents? Save Mart Pharmacy has a specialist who can visit and provide flu vaccine and other critical vaccinations. Check out the info below, and please help us spread the word by sharing this with anyone you know who can benefit. [...]


Flu Vaccine Protects Pregnant Women and Their Babies – Even After They’re Born

Flu Vaccine Protects Pregnant Women and Their Babies -  Even After They’re Born

Reno, NV (December 10, 2014) – Pregnant women are strongly advised to get the flu vaccine as it protects them and their unborn child even after it’s born. And, as flu vaccines are not advised for children under 6 months old, this could be the only protection a newborn infant gets from the potentially life-threatening [...]


UNVACCINATED NEVADANS URGED TO IMMEDIATELY GET FLU VACCINE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    Reno, NV (December 8, 2014) – Nevadans should take note: Despite headlines that saturated media last week, the CDC still strongly advises that everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine this season. “Most media attention seemed to focus on the secondary message in last week’s release distributed by [...]


Vaccinate Nevada Week – Free Las Vegas Flu Clinic

Vaccinate Nevada Week/National Influenza Week December 7-13, 2014 Reno, NV (December 2, 2014) – December 7-13 marks Vaccinate Nevada and National Influenza Vaccination Week. The awareness week is a reminder that it’s not too late to get a flu vaccine to help protect Nevadans from influenza and complications, just as we enter into the holiday [...]


Vaccinate Nevada Week – Free Flu Clinics in Reno

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Free Flu Clinics Open to Everyone 6 Months and Older As Part of Vaccinate Nevada Week/National Influenza Week December 7-13, 2014 Reno, NV (December 1, 2014) – December 7-13 marks Vaccinate Nevada and National Influenza Vaccination Week. The awareness week is a reminder that it’s not too late to get [...]


Free Veterans Day Flu Clinic – Tuesday, November 11

Reno, NV (November 7, 2014) – Immunize Nevada is partnering with Walgreens to offer veterans, and their families, free influenza vaccinations on Veteran’s Day, November 11. The clinic will be at the Veterans Guest House, 880 Locust St, Reno, NV 89502, Tuesday, November 11, from noon to 3:00 p.m. Vaccines are available on a first-come [...]


Free Flu Vaccines Available at Reno Bighorns Opening Game Friday, November 14

Reno, NV (November 13, 2014) – Immunize Nevada is partnering with Walgreens to offer Northern Nevadans free influenza vaccinations at the Reno Bighorns opening game, being held at Reno Events Center, Friday, November 14. The vaccines will be available from 6:00 p.m. to halftime. Vaccines are available on a first-come first-served basis and are available [...]


Immunize Nevada Recognized as Healthiest Place to Work by The Chamber

Reno, NV (November 5, 2014) – Immunize Nevada was named The Chamber’s “Healthiest Place to Work” in the small category, at the 7th Annual Employer Health Forum held on Thursday, October 16. The spirit of the Healthiest Place to Work Award is to celebrate local businesses that have successfully implemented unique health-inspired programs, while sharing [...]


Immunize Nevada Kicks Off “2 Against Flu” Campaign

 This flu season, Immunize Nevada and the Southern Nevada Immunization and Health Coalition (SNIHC) are encouraging Nevadans to pair up for the annual trek to get their flu vaccine, launching a “2 Against Flu” campaign. Nevadans are encouraged to post photos of themselves in pairs using the hashtag #2AgainstFlu on the Immunize Nevada Facebook page [...]


Immunize Nevada Executive Director Featured in National Webinar

Reno, NV (September 15, 2014) – Immunize Nevada Executive Director Heidi Parker was one of five speakers featured in a national Immunization Action Coalition webinar on Thursday, September 11. Nearly 100 immunization coalition leaders, members and collaborators tuned in for the online event, “What’s New in 2014-2015 for Influenza Vaccination.” Parker described the Nevada coalition’s [...]


Free Senior Flu Clinic – October 17

Reno, NV (September 29, 2014) – Free flu vaccines will be available at a Senior Flu Clinic held at the Neil Road Community Center, 3925 Neil Road, Friday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. Vaccines are available at no cost through the Walgreens voucher program, but seniors with insurance cards are asked to bring [...]


Nevada Community Flu Clinic – Saturday, October 4

Reno, NV (September 30, 2014) – Free flu vaccines will be available at the Walgreens/Immunize Nevada Clinic held at the Outlets at Sparks, 1310 Scheels Drive, Sparks, Saturday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Vaccines are available for everyone 7 and older at no cost through the Walgreens voucher program, but those with [...]


The World is a Sick Place; Stay Healthy and Get a Flu Vaccine

The World is a Sick Place; Stay Healthy and Get a Flu Vaccine

You’re in a meeting at work, and your three co-workers in your teeny-tiny meeting room are all sniffling, sneezing and hacking. You’re at Raleys, and the grocery cart you choose has some slimy substance on the handle…and you’ve just stuck your hand in it. You’re walking into church, and you walk directly into the path [...]


It’s Not Too Late for a Flu Vaccine Community Flu Vaccine Clinic Tuesday, March 4

(RENO, Nev.), February 26, 2014— In an effort to help prevent the spread of influenza and remind people that it’s not too late to get a flu vaccine, Immunize Nevada and the Washoe County Health District are partnering to offer a community flu clinic on Tuesday, March 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at [...]


Community Flu Vaccine Clinic Tuesday, January 14

With 25 states reporting widespread levels of influenza activity in the US including Nevada, Washoe County residents are seeking options to get an annual flu vaccine. Immunize Nevada, Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows and Washoe County Health District are partnering to offer a community flu clinic on Tuesday, January 14 from 4 p.m. [...]


Flu Clinics in Southern Nevada as Part of National Influenza Vaccination Week

Immunize Nevada, Southern Nevada Immunization and Health Coalition (SNIHC), Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Walgreens are reminding Nevadans that it’s not too late to get an annual flu vaccine during National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 8-14. Many health plans and healthcare providers including community pharmacies also offer flu vaccines. Play it safe! There’s [...]


Free Flu Clinic Thursday, Dec. 12 at St. Therese Church of the Little Flower

Free Flu Clinic Thursday, Dec. 12 at  St. Therese Church of the Little Flower

What:  A free flu clinic for those 6-months and older is taking place this Thursday, December 12 from noon to 3 p.m. on a first come, first serve basis while vaccine supplies last at St. Therese Church of the Little Flower in Reno. No insurance or ID card is required. This event is part of [...]


Free Flu Vaccine Clinics in December

What: Immunize Nevada, Anthem and Walgreens are kicking off Vaccinate Nevada Week a statewide effort to remind people it’s not too late to get an annual flu vaccine during National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 8-14. In celebration of Vaccinate Nevada Week, there are several opportunities to receive an annual flu vaccine at no cost. [...]


Our troops need flu shots (and other vaccinations) too!

As we celebrated Veteran’s Day earlier this week, we respectfully remember those who lost their lives on battlefields to protect the freedoms we enjoy today. Not only did many brave soldiers lose their lives in battle, many lost their lives fighting diseases that are eradicated or very rare today thanks to the many advances of [...]