Swine Flu

Confirmed flu deaths in state increase to 147

The number of confirmed influenza-related deaths in California has increased by 52 to a total of 147 confirmed deaths for the season, as of Friday, according to Dr. Ron Chapman, ...

Placer County sees spike in flu cases

Placer County Department of Public Health reported that as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, two influenza patients had been admitted to intensive-care units but no flu-related deaths had been re ...

Lincoln prepared for Swine Flu - if it hits

Although swine flu has not yet hit Placer County, that’s not stopping Lincoln residents from being prepared. The fastest-selling items in Lincoln Medical Supply are N95 masks, w ...

Lincoln schools prepare for swine flu

Health officials believe the swine flu epidemic is probably in Placer County. Confirmation by the State Department of Public Health of a probable case in the county came Monday af ...