Swine flu case reported in Nevada County | SierraSun.com

Swine flu case reported in Nevada County

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. and#8212; Nevada County Public Health Officer Karen Milman announced Tuesday morning the first confirmed human illness from the H1N1 virus (formerly swine flu) in the County.

According to a Nevada County Public Health press release, “the patient has been treated as an outpatient and is recovering quickly, with no known complications. No other human cases of H1N1 have been reported at this time.”

and#8220;Given that H1N1 infections have been confirmed throughout California and the world, it not surprising that Nevada County now has its first confirmed case,and#8221; Milman said. and#8220;We anticipate there will be more cases in the future.and#8221;

For more information about the H1N1 virus in Nevada County, visit the Nevada County Public health website at http://www.mynevadacounty.com/ph. Additional information can be read on the California State Health Department website: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/HealthInfo/discond/Pages/SwineInfluenza.aspx

The Public Health Department H1N1 warm line is available at (530) 265-7258.

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