swine flu

Placer County costs add up for new flu response

The new H1N1 flu virus has cost Placer County $116,000, but there’s the possibility that health officials could be sending the bill to the federal government. Dr. Richard Burton ...

Placer County treats first swine flu patient

Placer County announced its first swine flu recipient Monday. A 58-year-old Roseville resident is the first recorded case of the swine flu, now called H1N1 flu, in the county. ...

No flu-based jail-visit restrictions in Placer County

Unlike the state prison system and some other California counties, Placer County Jail was allowing visitors Tuesday in the face of swine flu concerns. Capt. George Malim, jail com ...

Placer County healthcare worker believed to be latest area flu case

A Sacramento County resident who works in Placer County has been identified as the fifth probable swine flu case in that county. Dr. Glennah Trochet, Sacramento County public heal ...

Make like the Fonz to fight the swine flu

Handshakes are on their way out as swine flu concerns mount. At least temporarily. Instead, health-conscious Placer County residents may want to channel their inner Fonz. A thumb ...

Placer County waiting on first swine flu case

Placer County was still waiting Wednesday for its first swine flu case. And health officials are convinced that case is going to come. Five more tests were completed late Wednesd ...

Rocklin schools ready to take on swine flu

Sanitizing, cleaning and re-cleaning are Rocklin Unified School District’s weapons against the swine flu. Using Oxifour, a powerful disinfectant that sanitizes surfaces within ...

A dozen more possible swine flu cases emerge in Placer County

Lab results for Placer County’s initial suspect case of human swine flu have come back negative but there’s little doubt among health officials that a positive test is just a m ...

Swine flu case probable in Placer County

Health officials believe the swine flu is probably in Placer County, with one case now being tested for the disease. Confirmation by the State Department of Public Health of a pro ...