SPOKANE, Wash. - New numbers show the H1N1 illness remains at high levels in our region.>>
SPOKANE, Wash. - New numbers show the H1N1 illness remains at high levels in our region. Even though the number of H1N1 flu cases appears to be decreasing, the SRHD warns that a potential resurgence of the virus could happen at any time. The holiday season presents plenty of opportunity for the spread of viruses such as H1N1. The Health District does not know how H1N1 will continue to affect our community and the best defense now is to get vaccinated if you are in a priority group.>>
SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Tuesday, the Spokane Regional Health District was notified of the eighth death of a county resident linked to H1N1.
The man, in his 70s, had underlying medical conditions and died Monday at an area hospital.
The Health District continues to urge vaccination as the best way to prevent H1N1 infection. Many area healthcare providers are now offering the vaccinations and the Health District also has several upcoming public clinics.
Public clinics in December will offer both versions of the H1N1 vaccine (injectable & nasal). Supply will be limited and you must schedule an appointment in advance. December clinics are as follows:
December 1, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Spokane Valley Partners
December 2, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. West Central Community Center
December 8, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. East Central Community Center
December 10, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Northeast Community Center
To make an appointment, you must fall into one of the Centers for Disease Control's priority groups.
People who live with or care for infants younger than six months old
Healthcare and emergency medical workers
Anyone from 6-months-old to 24-years-old
People from 25-years-old to 64-years-old with a chronic health condition
If you qualify and want the vaccination, call 324-1648 for an appointment.
Thursday, December 5 2013 9:19 PM EST2013-12-06 02:19:22 GMT
UPDATE: On Thursday two people were arrested after a high speed chase. It ended in the area of 13th & Lindeke near Hwy. 195.>>
UPDATE: On Thursday two people were arrested after a high speed chase. It ended in the area of 13th & Lindeke near Hwy. 195. Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies tell KHQ that the male driver rammed at least 2 patrol vehicles before being taken into custody. >>>SEND BREAKING NEWS PHOTOS TO PIX@KHQ.COM| >>
Friday, December 6 2013 2:18 PM EST2013-12-06 19:18:21 GMT
KHQ.COM - We all know that passwords protect our personal accounts and information. >>
KHQ.COM - We all know that passwords protect our personal accounts and information. However it's important to make sure that your password is unique and difficult to prevent people and software programs from figuring it out.>>
Tuesday afternoon the North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force arrested 22-year-old Michael Anthony Sanchez in connection with the robbery of the Dominos Pizza that happened in Hayden back on November 15th. In a press release issued Thursday afternoon, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office did not elaborate on details of the arrest.>>