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Local Hospitals Take Extra Precautions For Flu Season
UK Hospital and Cardinal Hill are limiting the amount of visitors allowed into their facilities because of the flu. Video Video
UK HealthCare Amends Policy to Protect Against Flu
To protect patients, visitors and staff from getting the flu, UK HealthCare has changed its inpatient visitation policy during the influenza season.
Coroner: Scott County Infant Dies from Swine Flu
The Scott County coroner has reported a 10-month-old boy died Tuesday night at the Georgetown Community Hospital due to swine flu.
Kentucky Flu Levels Now Widespread
The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported this week that flu activity has increased from regional to widespread -- the highest level to be issued.
CDC: Flu Now 'Regional' In Kentucky
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now lists the flu in Kentucky as 'Regional,' which is one level below 'Widespread.'
Lexingtonians Vaccinated; Franklin County Next To Hold Flu Clinic
Lexington enjoyed its 'Free Flu Friday'. The annual event allows residents to get free flu shots. Video Video
Free Flu Shots To Be Given Friday In Lexington
People can get their flu shot for free this Friday during “Free Flu Friday” in Lexington. Video Video
Lex Flu Crew Returns This Friday
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will host their Free Flu Friday event this week.
More Options For Flu Season
Vaccines for the 2013-2014 flu season are available with more options to keep people healthy. Video Video
The Lex Flu Crew Draws Up Plans For The Return Of Free Flu Friday
An annual chance to get a free flu shot is returning to Lexington this October.
New Beginnings Christian Academy Closed Wednesday Due To Flu
New Beginnings Christian Academy will be closed Wednesday because of the amount of children ill with the flu.
Health Department Extending Hours For Flu Shots
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is providing more chances to get a flu shot this week as the number of confirmed cases in the city is now at 57.
Special Report: The Flu and You
Four area doctors were in the ABC 36 studio Monday afternoon to share their insight on the 2012-2013 flu season. Video Video
Special Report: The Flu and You
Attached are links to bring you more information about the flu, where to find flu vaccines, and how to protect your family.
ABC 36 Answering Your Flu Questions
On Monday, January 21st, ABC 36 is teaming up with four area doctors to answer your flu questions on the 5:00 p.m. newscast.
Central Kentuckians Taking Flu Precautions
Anti-bacterial wipes, medicine and hand soap are flying off the shelves of stores. Video Video
UK HealthCare Restricts Visits As Flu Spreads
As the number of cases of flu increase, UK HealthCare has amended its inpatient visitation policy. Video Video
21 Confirmed Flu Cases In Fayette County
Health officials say in a typical year the flu season's peak comes in early February, but it's here already Video Video
Flu Death Confirmed In Kentucky
There's been a flu death in Kentucky. The Northern Kentucky Health Department says a man died in Campbell County.
Flu Now Considered Widespread in Kentucky
The Center for Disease Control is now calling the flu level widespread in Kentucky. It says half of the counties in the state are reporting confirmed flu cases.
Common Flu Shot Myths Debunked
Health professionals are asking people to get their flu shots...and want to dispel the myths about them. Video Video
Lexington Stomach Bug Spike Serves As A Reminder
The Health Department says the recent stomach bug spike should serve as a reminder for families to get their vaccinations...especially pertussis this year. Video Video
Date Announced For Free Flu Friday
The Health Department has announced the date they are handing out free flu shots.
Health Department Offering Flu Shots Beginning Tuesday
Starting Tuesday the Lexington-Fayette Health Department will be offering flu shots for $25.
New Apps To Help Fight The Flu
New smartphone apps are now available to help fight the sneezes, coughs, aches and misery of cold and flu season. Video Video
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