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COVID-19 Update

May 18, 2021 by Mya Davidson The world took a major turn last year as COVID-19 struck the world causing a huge panic for people around the world. Everyone rushed to get more information and protect themselves against the unknown. In a panic, Americans began to stock up on toilet paper and disinfectant supplies causing a shortage. Social distancing and…

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COVID Vaccine: The Facts

There are lots of questions about the COVID vaccine and whether it is safe. Here are the facts about the COVID-19 vaccine from the Center for Disease Control, and the current phased rollout in Kentucky. Kentucky is currently in Phase 1C of the rollout. The following people are eligible to receive the vaccine: Front line essential worker Other essential workers…

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Vaccines Aren’t Just for Kids

Most of the time when we think of vaccines, we think of babies getting their monthly shots. But there are some vaccines that adults need too. Not only to keep themselves healthy, but those around them as well since not everyone can get vaccinations. Vaccinations like the Flu shot, Pneumonia vaccine and the Shingles vaccine are covered by most insurance…

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Stomach Bug or the Flu?

It’s flu season and chances are you know someone who has had the flu already. But that isn’t the only thing making the rounds this time of year. Norovirus, or the stomach flu, is also circulating. The stomach flu is not the same thing as the flu! These viruses are not the same and you can catch both in the…

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BEWARE: THE FLU IS HERE

That’s right, it’s already the middle of October, and you know what that means, Flu season is here.   People have already started to get the flu, even though flu season will not be in full swing for another month or so. October is just the beginning. We have no idea how bad flu season will be this year, but…

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OUTBREAK: Hep A

With Louisville’s biggest weekend of the year just a few days away, the Hepatitis A outbreak sweeping through Jefferson County and the surrounding areas has many concerned. While Hep A is usually seen in a handful of people every year, the numbers this year are far higher than normal.   Hep A is different than Hepatitis B and C in…

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