Tag Archives: Infectious disease

Flu Season In Full Swing

Posted on the BHIC Blog. We are in the middle of flu season and it important to be aware that several groups are at at higher risk for influenza complications.  People at elevated risk are: American Indians and Alaska Natives … Continue reading

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CDC Identifies 10 Public Health Achievements of First Decade of 21st Century

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6019a5.htm?s_cid=mm6019a5_x The CDC has identified 10 major public health achievements of the first 10 years of the 21st century that include improvements in vaccine preventable and infectious diseases, reductions in deaths from certain chronic diseases, declines in deaths and injuries … Continue reading

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HHS Launches New Consumer-Focused Immunization Website

http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2011pres/03/20110330a.html The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has unveiled a new website, http://Vaccines.gov, to help parents and other consumers learn about the most effective way to protect themselves and their children from infectious diseases and learn about … Continue reading

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