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The recent discovery of two rabid wolves has prompted Fairbanks North Star Borough animal control officials to offer nightly rabies vaccines next week at the shelter. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says the $5 vaccines will be available 4 p.m. to 7 p.m....
The Associated PressA second wolf killed in interior Alaska has tested positive for rabies. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game says both were killed near Chandalar Lake area about 185 miles north of Fairbanks. The department says in an announcement that a trapper...
Channel 2 NewsInfants will be eligible for free vaccines throughout Alaska from April 20 to April 27 at state public health centers. State officials say in a release that public health centers will waive the cost of immunization for children up to two years and...
Channel 2 NewsHannah Curlee is half the woman she used to be and that’s a good thing. Curlee struggled obesity for years, but then she won a spot on NBC’s hit shot ‘The Biggest Loser’. “For me I was nervous at first because the one thing...
Channel 2 NewsAnchorage School District nurses volunteered their time Saturday to give free influenza vaccinations to ASD students. Health officials say that the upcoming year is starting off with high numbers of Alaskans becoming sick with the flu. The nurses...
Channel 2 NewsAlong with the holidays come seasonal illnesses. Typically the flu can be a parent’s worst nightmare but so far this year, school officials said a proactive approach seems to be working. "Influenza is not a problem in our schools right now," Nancy...
Channel 2 NewsThe Anchorage School District so far has provided free flu vaccines to almost 7,000 students in about half of its schools. Health experts estimate that for every child who gets the flu, six other children are infected. District nursing director...
Alaska health officials are reporting a sharp increase this year of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, as well as a recent spike in influenza cases. Officials say more than 200 cases of pertussis have been reported in Alaska this year. That's...
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Ch 2 NewsFlu season is quickly approaching, and that means doctors are recommending you get immunized. At Carrs Safeway you can get a flu vaccine for $30, plus a coupon for 10% off your shopping. One pharmacist says flu season starts around mid-September. He...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska has the highest exemption rate from 2010-11, according to an Associated Press analysis. In eight states, the report said more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners are opting out of getting all the vaccines required for attendance. More...
Channel 2 NewsAnimal Care and Control celebrated "Pet New Year" with the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in an event that promotes pet vaccinations and microchipping. Held at the Alaska Mill and Feed warehouse, the Pet New Year offered discounted rabies...
Channel 2 NewsFree flu shots are available at the Frontier Building on Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. from the Department of Health and Social Services. The vaccines are part of the national influenza vaccination week from December 4-10. “Alaska’s flu...
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