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Some sexually transmitted infections have no symptoms

If you are sexually active, you could have a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and not know it. Even without symptoms, you could spread an STI, which is also known as a sexually transmitted infection. Getting […]

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Who should get the whooping cough vaccine before meeting a newborn?

Grandparents, other family members and caregivers need to make sure they’re up to date on the whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine at least two weeks before meeting a newborn to protect against the potentially deadly disease. [...]

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What to do if you shared the holidays with someone who’s now sick with COVID-19

You saw some friends and family during the holidays, and now one of them is sick with COVID-19. What do you do? Stay home for 14 days after your last close contact with a person […]

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Last season’s flu was heaviest in West Louisville, South Louisville

Parts of southern and western Louisville were hit particularly hard by the flu last season, according to diagnoses and testing by Norton Healthcare providers — suggesting people in these areas should be especially mindful of [...]

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Adult vaccines: How to know if you’re protected

Recent measles outbreaks in parts of the U.S. may have you wondering, “Am I protected?” Parents are used to keeping track of vaccines for their children, but what about their own immunizations? How can adults, […]

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Some sexually transmitted infections have no symptoms

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Who should get the whooping cough vaccine before meeting a newborn?

Grandparents, other family members and caregivers need to make sure they’re up to date on the whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine at least two weeks before meeting a newborn to protect against the potentially deadly disease. [...]

Read Full Story

What to do if you shared the holidays with someone who’s now sick with COVID-19

You saw some friends and family during the holidays, and now one of them is sick with COVID-19. What do you do? Stay home for 14 days after your last close contact with a person […]

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Last season’s flu was heaviest in West Louisville, South Louisville

Parts of southern and western Louisville were hit particularly hard by the flu last season, according to diagnoses and testing by Norton Healthcare providers — suggesting people in these areas should be especially mindful of [...]

Read Full Story

Adult vaccines: How to know if you’re protected

Recent measles outbreaks in parts of the U.S. may have you wondering, “Am I protected?” Parents are used to keeping track of vaccines for their children, but what about their own immunizations? How can adults, […]

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