Tuesday, September 28, 2010
The City of Wilkes-Barre has posted its flu vaccine schedule. It can be found at:
The Department of Veterans Affairs in Wilkes-Barre has its flu vaccine schedule posted at:
Other places to check are local stand-alone pharmacies and pharmacies in grocery or department stores. Appointments may be necessary.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently came out with its recommendations for protecting children and teens during the upcoming season.
For more information about the disease, its prevention, and treatment, visit Flu.gov
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
- Find: Identify those at greatest risk
- Treat: Ensure that they receive needed evidence-based health and social services
- Measure: Document and evaluate benchmarks and final outcomes.
This infrastructure, termed Community "HUB,"promotes "... a system of collaboration, accountability, and improved outcomes."
Community Care Coordination Learning Network. Connecting those at risk to care: a guide to building a community "HUB" to promote a system of collaboration, accountability, and improved outcomes. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); September 2010. AHRQ Publication No.09(10)-0088.