Posts Tagged ‘Flu’

Protect our Children: Vaccinate.

Protect our Children: Vaccinate.

As a healthy adult, when you get a flu vaccine, you’re protecting more than yourself. You’re helping to limit the spread of disease to the most fragile members of our communities. Infants and young children are particularly susceptible to complications or even death from the flu virus. Children are two to three times more likely […]

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Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Tavia Campbell

Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Tavia Campbell

Tavia Campbell is being honored as a Flu Hero for her sponsorship of the 2015-16 Nevada flu campaign by donating innovative wall clings for the Immunize Nevada flu campaign.

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Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Melissa Shake

Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Melissa Shake

Melissa Shake is being honored as a Flu Hero for her leadership on the Immunize Nevada flu taskforce and her dedication to meeting the community need for flu protection by coordinating free flu vaccinations across southern Nevada through Walgreens national flu vaccine voucher program.

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Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Joyce Goedeke

Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Joyce Goedeke

As part of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) December 6-12, the NIVDP is hosting local events across the U.S. to honor flu heroes and support flu vaccine efforts. Las Vegas has been chosen for one of their events, and we are honored and excited to be collaborating on a media press event, as well as […]

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Lesson Learned: College student discovers she’s not immune to the flu

Lesson Learned: College student discovers she’s not immune to the flu

Karissa Loper got the flu when she was a college student, and shares how it impacted her and her friends.

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An Underestimated Threat: Nevada father and stepdaughter hospitalized from flu virus

An Underestimated Threat: Nevada father and stepdaughter hospitalized from flu virus

When Erik Schoen made it through 2013 without getting the flu, he thought he was in the clear. He had seen co-workers, several high school students he chaperoned on a trip and even his own stepdaughter become ill, but he hadn’t felt any symptoms,despite being exposed to the flu virus numerous times. So, when 2014 […]

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Business Leaders Can Arm Employees in the Fight Against Flu

Reno, Nev. (November 4, 2015) – It may be common knowledge that the flu is a miserable experience – characterized by severe aches, chills, high fever, cough/runny nose and a desire to stay in bed until the illness has run its course. But what some may not realize is that the flu is also a […]

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Make it your Business to Fight the Flu

Make it your Business to Fight the Flu

The flu can be a miserable experience – characterized by severe aches, chills, high fever, cough, runny nose and a desire to stay in bed until the illness has run its course. But did you know the flu can also be a miserable experience for businesses? Are you prepared if your workforce calls in sick? […]

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The Ordeal She’ll Never Forget: Healthy Nevada resident’s brush with death began with the flu

The Ordeal She’ll Never Forget: Healthy Nevada resident’s brush with death began with the flu

The words, “get your flu shot” were easy ones for Sheri Jensen to ignore. The word “breathe!” coming from a frantic emergency room doctor is impossible for her to forget. Until a bout of flu threatened her life in 2009, Jensen paid little heed to the annual call for people to get immunized, even when it […]

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Germs Are Everywhere: 5 Easy Steps to Protect Yourself

Germs Are Everywhere: 5 Easy Steps to Protect Yourself

Did you know that the flu virus can live on a hard surface — such as a door knob, keyboard, TV remote, telephone, pen, gym equipment, chip bowl, arm rest, gas pump, ATM, elevator button, etc. — for up to eight hours? Or that the flu virus can live on paper money for up to […]

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