Tulsa, OK – Seasonal flu vaccine starting to run out in Okla.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Several medical groups are reporting that they're already running out of vaccine against the seasonal flu.
State Health Department immunization chief Don Blose says demand for seasonal flu vaccine seems unusually high. Blose says the problem is caused by vaccine manufacturers trying distribute both the seasonal flu vaccine and the swine flu or H1N1 virus vaccine.
Oklahoma City, OK – Most Flood Prone areas in Tulsa:
4300 South Sheridan 18500 E 41st Street 20100 E 11th Street 1800 N Mingo Rd 2900 N Garnett 11000 E 36 Street N 5500 N Mingo Rd 100 West 81 st Street 8600 South Elwood 30 th and S Riverside Drive 800 N Lewis 6200 to 6400 S Lewis Cameron and Denver Ave
Tulsa, OK – The first H-1-N-1 vaccinations in Tulsa County took place today at the Limestone school at Sand Springs. Principal Kristin Arnold says the students were relieved that they got the nasal spray version of the vaccine and NOT a shot.
About 120-students and staff took part. Some parents opted their children out of the program.
Tulsa, Ok – Sen. Jim Wilson said he will introduce legislation for the upcoming session to prohibit health insurance companies from classifying domestic violence as a pre-existing condition. Wilson, a Democrat from Tahlequah, began working on the measure after recent reports stating Oklahoma was one of only eight states that allowed insurance companies to deny claims based on the pre-existing condition of domestic violence.
Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Eleven Arkansas poultry companies are accusing Oklahoma of foul play, saying the state is trying to introduce new research done by one of its expert witnesses.
The companies said Thursday that expert scientist J. Berton Fisher had a May 2008 deadline to submit a report of his findings, but went back months after to reevaluate some sampling locations to come up with a "new analysis."
Tulsa, OK – City of Tulsa offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 12, for a furlough day due to budget reductions in Fiscal Year 2010, which began in July 2009. Public safety and mission critical operations, however, will operate as normal.
Trash and curbside recycling services will operate as usual on Monday. The City of Tulsa greenwaste site, 10401 East 56th Street North, also will be open as usual on Monday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.