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Health officials urge flu vaccine to prevent ‘twindemic’

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 27, 2020

Regional health officials and administrators encourage citizens to receive the flu vaccination to ward off the looming ‘twindemic.’  “Protecting ourselves against the flu is more important than...

Washing your hands is a way to prevent the spread of infections.

NKU takes precautions against Coronavirus

There have been no reported cases in Northern Kentucky
Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor January 30, 2020

NKU officials sent out a campus-wide email to remind students about health-safety precautions in wake of recent national news about the Coronavirus, according to a recent press release by the university. “Please...

E. coli outbreak linked to fast food in Kentucky

E. coli outbreak linked to fast food in Kentucky

Noelle Horn, Copy Editor April 2, 2019

Fast food in Northern Kentucky could be tainted with dangerous E. coli, according to a report from the state health department. The Kentucky Department for Public Health released a statement last week...

Washing your hands is a way to prevent the spread of infections.

Hepatitis A: how to stay safe during statewide outbreak

Natalie Hamren, News Editor September 18, 2018
In Kentucky, cases of hepatitis A continue to climb. Per year, the commonwealth typically experiences 20 cases of the virus. Since November 2017, that number has grown to over 1,300 reported cases in the state and 50 in northern Kentucky, according to the Northern Kentucky Health Department.
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