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Influenza comes to Petersburg


September 20, 2018

On Thursday, a cruise ship docked in Petersburg that sent several passengers to the ER.

The first patient was tested positive for influenza.

Petersburg Medical Center was waiting until the end of September or Oct. 1 to start immunizing staff members.

"On Thursday, we decided to do it that afternoon," said director of nursing Jennifer Bryner at a Petersburg Medical Center board meeting on Wednesday.

About 75 staff members were vaccinated on Thursday, and there are only a few left who needed to be immunized.

The medical center has also started to vaccinate the community. Bryner said she d...

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