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Availability of H1N1 vaccine a top question at area clinics

[Channel 12 News, Brooklyn Park, Oct. 16, 2009] State health officials say those who are healthy and hoping to avoid getting the H1N1 flu by getting a vaccination will have to wait at least another month before there is enough vaccine for the general public. At the local Allina Medical Clinic in Brooklyn Park, Dr. Bruce Young said questions […]

H1N1 Spreading Quickly in Minnesota

[KSTP-TV, Oct. 14, 2009] H1N1 continues to spread quickly across Minnesota. Nearly 700 confirmed cases have now been reported and many hospitals and clinics are struggling to keep pace. Colleen Hay, 17, left school early Wednesday to come to Allina Medical Clinic-Woodbury saying the sickness spreading around school last week finally caught up with her. […]

Looking for H1N1 shot? You’ll have to get in line

[Star Tribune, Oct. 9, 2009] A second shipment of H1N1 flu vaccine is headed to Minnesota next week, but state health officials have a message for all the people who are clamoring for it: Don’t call your clinic — they’ll call you. Allina Medical Clinics, Park Nicollet and Fairview Health Services all said they have received and […]

Looking for H1N1 shot? You'll have to get in line

[Star Tribune, Oct. 9, 2009] A second shipment of H1N1 flu vaccine is headed to Minnesota next week, but state health officials have a message for all the people who are clamoring for it: Don’t call your clinic — they’ll call you. Allina Medical Clinics, Park Nicollet and Fairview Health Services all said they have received and […]

Clinic is seeing more H1N1 cases

[AllinaNews, Oct. 6, 2009] Allina Medical Clinic – Coon Rapids pediatrician, Dr. Kara Larson says she is seeing more patients with suspected H1N1 flu than even a week ago. Watch this exclusive AllinaNews video here or on Allina’s YouTube channel. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlYS7w8eZj0]

The high cost of health in Chicago

[ChicagoBusiness, Sept. 28, 2009] During a medical consultation with an 81-year-old lung cancer patient last spring, Deon Cox-Hayley came face-to-face with Chicago’s medical-spending problem. The man had been to more than 50 appointments at the University of Chicago Medical Center for chemotherapy, radiology scans and blood-thinner injections since his December diagnosis — treatment that continued […]

Don’t See Doctor When Sick?

[KMSP-TV Fox 9 News, Sept. 16, 2009] We are heading into flu season and the Centers for Disease Control are already saying it’s widespread in Minnesota. But, hospitals and clinics are asking some people who are sick not to get checked out. Lynn Berg, with Allina Medical Clinic, knows it goes against common sense. So […]

Minnesota Preps for Seasonal Flu, H1N1

[KMSP-TV & KSTP-TV, Aug. 26, 2009] Minnesota health officials say they are ready to take on a difficult flu season , including seasonal flu and H1N1 flu, but they don’t know how bad it will be. State health officials said flu cases will depend on how well the vaccine for ordinary seasonal flu matches the […]