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Tag: Vaccine

Protect Yourself, Those Around You By Getting Vaccinated for Flu

With 13 varieties of vaccines licensed and a wide range of providers offering it, there certainly is a lot of choice around flu vaccine this fall. But the most important choice? Deciding to protect yourself and those around you by getting vaccinated. “Flu is what we call an equal opportunity infector—anyone can get the flu,” […]

Protect yourself and those you care about with flu vaccine

Who could get the flu from you? This fall, the Northern Kentucky Health Department is asking residents to protect themselves and those they care about from seasonal influenza by getting an annual flu vaccine. “For many people, the flu is just an inconvenience, requiring a few days off of school or work and suffering through […]

Free Whooping Cough Vaccine Offered on May 18

Since November 2015, there have been 230 cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, reported in Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton Counties. The Northern Kentucky Health Department has implemented several strategies to stop the spread of the disease, including providing free vaccine to the community. Because vaccine protection fades over time, adults and parents […]