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posted on December 30, 2009 16:06
Influenza activity has significantly decreased in the past few weeks, but public health officials are cautioning Idahoans not to become complacent.

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ShanahaT posted on December 23, 2009 13:48
A national poll shows only 22 percent of adults targeted to receive the H1N1 flu vaccine have received it so far. With vaccine widely available, publi...

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posted on December 16, 2009 12:12
As supplies of H1N1 vaccine continue to improve, public health officials are encouraging all Idahoans to get vaccinated against the 2009 H1N1 vaccine before the holidays to help prevent the spread of illness as families and friends gather together. Since last week, the 2009 H1N1 vaccine has been available to Idahoans over the age of 6 months.

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posted on December 09, 2009 14:03
Public health officials are encouraging people to get vaccinated against 2009 H1N1 flu before the holidays to help prevent the spread of illness as families and friends gather together. Since last week, the 2009 H1N1 vaccine has been available to Idahoans between the ages of 6 months and 65. Idaho’s local public health districts are now in the process of opening vaccine to all people over the age of 6 months.

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posted on December 04, 2009 09:49

On Thursday, Dec. 3, public health officials met to discuss the increasing supplies of 2009 H1N1 vaccine and agreed to make it available to all Idahoans under the age of 65 immediately, including healthy adults. Prior to this, a limited supply of vaccine forced public health officials to target the vaccine to recommended initial priority groups that included children and young adults under the age of 25, pregnant women and people 25-64 with underlying health conditions.

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