Vaccine
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Flu cases on the increase
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 1:19pm.

video The flu has hit hard and early, and the rush is on to try to prevent the spread of the virus. New Hanover County Health Department officials remind residents it is not too late to become vaccinated.

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CDC seeks input on meningitis vaccine for infants
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/15/2011 - 1:16pm.

Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are hearing from parents, health care providers and others in New Hampshire as it starts exploring whether infants should be vaccinated against meningitis, a rare but potentially deadly infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord.

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Law requires all sixth graders receive vaccine
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/14/2009 - 9:00am.

Attention parents: State law requires students entering sixth grade in public schools receive a dose of Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis vaccine (TDaP) if it has been five years since their last dose of tetanus-containing vaccine.

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