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Free flu vaccine clinics begin Thursday

Free flu vaccine clinics begin Thursday

Suzy Leamon

September 30, 2015

Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Enloe Medical Center and Student Health Services have begun administering free flu vaccinations.Enloe will be offering a drive-through clinic on Thursday Oct. 1 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Calvary Chapel on 1888 Springfield Drive.A public bus stop is offered as well as a wheel chair accessible vaccine station. Drivers are instructed to remain in th...

Small bugs, big consequences

Small bugs, big consequences

Sarah Strausser

August 24, 2015

Filed under News

There have been 30 confirmed cases of West Nile virus in Butte county, the highest of any county in the state. Butte County has had an "epidemic level" of cases reported, according to Matt Ball, the district manager at the Butte County Public Health Department. There are now 57 confirmed cases of West Nile in California alone and more than half of these cases have been reported in Butte county.With Butte county having such a high volume of mosquitoes carrying West Nile, education on the subject can benefit the hea...

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