Recent flu deaths include Tulsa County victim; H1N1 vaccine offered locally
BY Staff Reports
Thursday, November 19, 2009
11/19/09 at 3:03 PM
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Six more people in Oklahoma have died from flu-related illness, one in Tulsa County.
According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, 33 people have died from flu-like illness since Sept. 1 in the state.
A Kay County man who died before the state began keeping track of swine-flu deaths is not included in the official tally.
Among those who died last week, three were between 25 and 49 years old and three were between 50 and 63 years old. No children or people older than 65 died last week from flu.
The Tulsa City-County Health Department will host another free H1N1 vaccine clinic Tuesday at Expo Square.
The event will be from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Expo Exchange Center, on 21st Street between Harvard and Yale avenues, according to a news release.
The vaccine will be available for anyone over 6 months who wishes to receive it.
More than 5,000 doses were administered during a clinic Wednesday evening.