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Meningitis in schools diminishes

...Once the previous school year ended in May, the number of new cases in Aiken County also started to fall, said Veleta Rudnick, a disease surveillance specialist for the Lower Edisto-Savannah Public Health District. The state agency covers...
7 Aiken pupils have whooping cough

...remain out of school until all of the prescribed medication has been taken for at least five days.Parents can call Veleta Rudnick at DHEC at (803) 642-1618 if they have any questions, or visit the American Academy of Pediatrics Web site at...
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Officials study meningitis cases

...River. Because officials don't usually track cases, the number of Aiken County cases might not be unusual, said Veleta Rudnick, the epidemiology disease surveillance coordinator for the Lower Savannah Health District. "It's hard to say...
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...Aiken County or North Augusta health departments before Dec. 3 may want to consider getting a second flu shot, said Veleta Rudnick, adult health program manager for the Lower Savannah Health District. Some people may not need a second shot, but...
More swine flu vaccines will come by next week

...only for those in the priority group, and the health department did not receive as many doses as it had hoped, said Veleta Rudnick, a disease surveillance response coordinator for DHEC Region 5. Health officials are focusing on getting vaccine...
SARS test is run on teacher

...Aiken County schools. Aiken County Public Schools issued a statement Thursday and directed questions about SARS to Veleta Rudnick, the district disease surveillance and response coordinator for the Lower Savannah Health District. She can be reached...
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Child returns to class after scare

...The disease is rare. Only 16,000 children younger than five contract the infection yearly in the United States. Veleta Rudnick, the program manager of communicable diseases for Aiken County, said that for Dalton to catch the form of meningitis...
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Benjamin Charles Craven (AIKEN, S.C.)

...Karen Kuil. He is survived by a brother, Michael Kuil Craven; grandparents, Larry Schander, Sr., Morris and Veleta Rudnick; great grandparents, Roy Kuil, Betty Parks, and Irene Rudnick. Visit to sign the...
Photo - Repeated shots

Right, William Neal, 76, Aiken, has a second flu shot administered by Veleta Rudnick, registered nurse and program manager at the Aiken County Health Department on Friday. More than 300 high-risk individuals...
Some residents may need second flu vaccine

...number nationwide - 5 percent to 7 percent - got the weak vaccine, and for many that will be enough protection, said Veleta Rudnick, adult health program manager for the Lower Savannah Health District. The health district serves residents in Aiken...