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Public Health Receives Confirmation of Daviess County H1N1 Swine Flu Case

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, May 05, 2009  
Contact Information:  Contact: Gwenda Bond or Vikki Franklin (502) 564-6786, ext. 3325 and 3429  


FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 5, 2009) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notified the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) today that a case of H1N1 swine flu has been confirmed in a young man from Daviess County. This marks the state's second confirmed case of H1N1.

Specimens from Kentucky's four remaining probable cases—in the Barren River Health District, Fayette County, Montgomery County and Hardin County—are still pending at CDC. The state's other confirmed case was announced last week and involves a Warren County woman who is hospitalized in Georgia. No new cases are being reported today.

For more information on swine flu, visit: http://cdc.gov/H1N1flu. Individuals can also visit http://healthalerts.ky.gov for information on swine flu and Kentucky, or follow KYHealthAlerts on Twitter to be notified when new information is posted at the Web site.

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Last Updated 5/5/2009