New York Gov. David Paterson has declared a state of emergency because of the rise in swine flu cases. The executive order means that far more health care professionals – including dentists – will be permitted to...October 29 2009 / No comment / Read More »
The first phase of H1N1 immunizations in city schools got underway this morning. According to the Department of Education, 125 elementary schools across the city with enrollment of less than 400 students began giving vaccines...October 28 2009 / No comment / Read More »
New York City schools will start vaccinating students against swine flu next week. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is urging parents to sign the consent forms that are going home with schoolchildren. Bloomberg joined Schools Chancellor Joel...
Amid a chorus of protests from nurses, a state Health Department official Tuesday defended the state’s decision to mandate flu vaccines for health care workers because too few had voluntarily gotten the shot in the...October 14 2009 / 1 comment / Read More »