Health District Reports 3 Flu-Related Deaths - 8 News NOW

Health District Reports 3 Flu-Related Deaths

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LAS VEGAS -- The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting there have been three flu-related deaths in Clark County. 

The deaths were reported in two middle-aged individuals and one elderly person. Health district officials do report an increase in influenza activity locally. 

"These deaths serve as a stark reminder of what a serious illness flu can be and the importance of taking preventive measures, such as getting a flu vaccination every year, to protect yourself and your family," said Dr. Joe Iser, chief health officer of the Southern Nevada Health District.

Flu shots are still available at several locations.

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