ACS POSTS INFORMATION ON RECENT SWINE FLU OUTBREAK
Ardmore City Schools Superintendent, Dr. Ruth Ann Carr, has issued the following statement related to the Swine Flu outbreak.
"Ardmore City Schools is maintaining close communications with the Carter County Health Department to monitor the swine flu situation. The district encourages parents and students to monitor our website and the Center for Disease Control website for up-to-date information. In addition, we encourage everyone to follow the Center for Disease Control's recommendations for prevention. We have included some fact sheets on our website along with the CDC's Web address."
Wednesday, April 29 2009 11:31 PM EDT2009-04-30 03:31:35 GMT
A child in Grayson County has tested positive for the flu. Those initial tests are in a state lab to see if it's just the seasonal flu, or all out swine flu. KTEN's Vanessa Bolano was at the Grayson County Health Department to sort the details out.More >>
Tuesday, May 5 2009 12:15 PM EDT2009-05-05 16:15:55 GMT
Oklahoma health officials say they have identified the first confirmed case of swine flu in Oklahoma. The patient in Pontotoc County in southeast Oklahoma did not require hospitalization and is expected to make a full recovery. More >>
Tuesday, May 5 2009 5:30 PM EDT2009-05-05 21:30:26 GMT
An Austin College faculty member was identified late Monday, May 4, as having a case of type A influenza (common flu). A resident of Collin County, the individual is currently being treated and will remain at home for at least the remainder of the week.More >>
Tuesday, May 5 2009 12:21 PM EDT2009-05-05 16:21:47 GMT
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) announced Tuesday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed a case of 2009 H1N1 influenza (swine flu) virus in Oklahoma.More >>
Monday, May 4 2009 10:03 PM EDT2009-05-05 02:03:38 GMT
There are still no confirmed cases of the "H-1-N-1" virus in Oklahoma. More than forty confirmed cases, though, in Texas. And now, after all the hype, scientists believe it may be no more deadly than the regular flu. Still, local schools are taking every precaution. KTEN's Deeda Payton spoke to Denison's Superintendent. More >>
Tuesday, April 28 2009 5:22 PM EDT2009-04-28 21:22:10 GMT
Oklahoma is swine flu free, but with neighboring states like Texas and Kansas confirming cases, the Sooner State is stepping up efforts to stay germ free. KTEN's Vanessa Bolano has what they're doing to stay germ free.More >>