News Archives

Thursday

August 27, 2009 2:50 pm

A letter to students and parents: Help Bates prepare for H1N1

As Bates excitedly anticipates a new academic year and the return of students to campus, we want to report that during our summer planning, we have monitored the situation with the H1N1 flu (aka “swine flu”). Symptoms of this strain of influenza have not been more severe than the usual seasonal flu symptoms, but because it is so easily transmitted we have made preparations for handling a busier-than-usual flu season at Bates.

Sunday

May 24, 2009 12:17 pm

May 14 update on H1N1 (swine flu)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed eight H1N1 (swine flu) cases in Maine, with five other cases probable, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Tuesday

May 5, 2009 10:10 am

May 5 update on H1N1 (swine flu)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed one of seven Maine H1N1 (swine flu) cases reported. Up to six more are expected to be confirmed, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The cases involve two adults in Kennebec County, three adults and one youth in York County, and one youth in Penobscot County.