Thursday, June 20 2013 12:09 AM EDT2013-06-20 04:09:02 GMT
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards. WG&L leaders say the utility is paying $20,000 dollars a monthMore >>
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:41 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:41:18 GMT
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today. Century Pines Assisted Living Center threw a party for resident Charles Walker who turned 101 today. Walker wasMore >>
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:34 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:34:54 GMT
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing. A couple of businesses are thriving there. The new art park is open, and a sidewalk improvementMore >>
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:20:33 GMT
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come. Tonight, The Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority board began discussionsMore >>
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:51:07 GMT
Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
H1N1 nasal-spray vaccine
Important Safety and Eligibility Information
Who may be eligible for H1N1 nasal-spray vaccine?
Nasal-spray flu vaccine, sometimes called LAIV for "live attenuated influenza vaccine," is made with live, weakened flu viruses that do not cause the flu. It is approved for the prevention of certain types of influenza disease in children, adolescents, and adults 2-49 years of age. Nasal-spray vaccine may not protect everyone who gets it. Nasal-spray vaccine is for intranasal administration only.
Who may not be able to get H1N1 nasal-spray vaccine?
Nasal-spray vaccine is not right for everyone.
Nasal-spray vaccine must not be given to:
People with history of hypersensitivity to eggs, egg proteins, gentamicin, gelatin, or arginine
People with life-threatening reactions to previous influenza vaccinations
Children and adolescents receiving aspirin or aspirin-containing therapy
Children less than 24 months of age are not eligible for nasal-spray vaccine
The following people may not be able to get nasal-spray vaccine or may be able to get it only in certain situations:
People with asthma or active wheezing, or children less than 5 years of age with recurrent wheezing
People with a history of Guillain-Barré syndrome
People with a weakened immune system
People with long-term medical conditions including heart disease, kidney disease, and metabolic diseases, such as diabetes