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State Urges Coloradans to get Flu Shots

seasonal-flu-300The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is advising people to get a vaccine as soon as possible to protect themselves from seasonal influenza. During the 2013-14 flu season, there were 1,759 hospitalizations in Colorado caused by the flu. The vaccine now is available at most physician’s offices and pharmacies. An annual influenza vaccination is recommended for everyone, beginning with Continue reading

Veterans Encouraged to Get Flu Shots

seasonal-flu-300Veterans can receive flu shots, at no cost to themselves, at four locations across the Western Slope, including Craig. Veterans do not have to be enrolled at the Grand Junction VA Medical Center to receive the flu shot, but will need to provide proof of military service. In some cases, the VA will bill a Veterans private insurance. The Grand Junction VA has just over 3,000 remaining doses of this year’s vaccine on hand. Continue reading

State Health Department Urges Residents to get Flu Shots

seasonal-flu-300During the 2013-14 flu season, there were 1,759 hospitalizations in Colorado caused by the flu. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is advising people to get a vaccine as soon as possible to protect themselves from seasonal influenza. The vaccine is now available at most physician’s offices and pharmacies. An annual flu vaccine is recommended for everyone, beginning with children six months old. People at Continue reading

Ag Department Warns of Vesicular Stomatitus Outbreak

cdaAs the Moffat and Routt County Fairs approach, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has placed 21 locations under quarantine after horses tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). So far, none of Continue reading