West Virginia reports Influenza activity for week ending Saturday, March 17, 2012

Influenza Partner, West Virginia reports the following for week ending Saturday, March 17, 2012 (MMWR week 12): • Influenza activity: LOCAL   • Number of influenza-like illnesses (ILI) reported: 1432 CASES • 23 sentinel providers reported 1.5% of visits were due to ILI • Active influenza outbreaks: An outbreak of influenza A (rapid test positive […] Continue Reading »

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New School Year 2012-13 Immunization Requirements for 7th and 12th Graders

Vaccines save lives and protect our children. When young children are about to enter PreK and kindergarten for the first time, parents have to make sure that their child is up to date on their shots. However, young children are not the only ones that need shots. Starting with the 2012-2013 school year, students entering […] Continue Reading »

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HAN Influenza Report for Week Ending March 3

Influenza Partner, West Virginia reports the following for week ending Saturday, March 3, 2012 (MMWR week 9):  Influenza activity: SPORADIC  Number of influenza-like illnesses (ILI) reported: 1922 cases  25 sentinel providers reported 0.8% of visits were due to ILI  Active influenza outbreaks: NONE  Influenza testing (includes PCR, Immunofluorescence or Viral […] Continue Reading »

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