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Dr. Sarah Sprengeler, an OB/GYN at Alomere Health in Alexandria, who is the the OB department chairperson, said there is a pressure to stockpile formula and many families are nervous that they will not be able to keep their baby on the same formula consistently.
Unvaccinated seniors are about four times as likely to die and five times as likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 compared to vaccinated and boosted peers, the data shows
There is saying among pilots: There are those who have landed with the gear up, and those who are going to.
It is unclear how much demand is there for the third dose in the 5-11 age group. Just 28.8% of children aged 5 to 11 are fully vaccinated, according to the latest CDC data.

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She currently works at Vista Prairie at Windmill Ponds, a senior living facility in Alexandria.
A mother of three, she works at Bethany of the Lake.
She is currently a registered nurse case manager at Woodcrest Assisted Living in Alexandria.
ALEXANDRIA — Alomere Health reports that Dr. Dan Kryder has accepted the position of Chief Medical Officer.

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The cases could be linked to adenovirus infection, though health officials still don't know what has led to roughly 200 hepatitis cases of unknown origin in young children around the world. Wisconsin reported the first possible U.S. death this week.
In case you are wondering, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) poses a low health risk to you and your family. People rarely catch avian influenza, also known as bird flu, and it continues to be safe to eat poultry, including chicken, turkey, and eggs. But with poultry, as always, it is important to handle it properly. Here are some reminders:
The program helps parents know what to teach their children at specific ages.

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