Archive for Wednesday, October 17, 2001

Health department offers flut immunizations

October 17, 2001

The Leavenworth County Health Department is offering flu/pneumonia immunization clinic on Nov. 2.

The immunizations will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the health department, 500 Eisenhower Rd. in Leavenworth.

Participation is limited to these high-risk people:

Those who are 65 years old or older.

Adults and children with long-term heart or lung problems.

Residents of nursing homes and other institutions housing patients who have serious long-term health problems.

Adults and children who have kidney disease, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, anemia, severe asthma, cancer of immunologic disorders and other medical conditions for which they are under the close supervision of a doctor.

Women in their second or third trimester of pregnancy.

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