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Seven New Flu Deaths Reported In Tulsa County, 16 New Deaths Statewide

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OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports seven new influenza associated deaths in Tulsa County in the past week. 

In numbers released Thursday, the OSDH reported 47 Oklahomans have died because of the flu this season.  A week ago, the number of flu-related deaths stood at 31.  

For Tulsa County, the number of flu-related deaths since September 28, 2014 now stands at 11.

1/15/2015 Related Story: Number Of Oklahoma Influenza-Related Deaths Jumps By Nine

A record 61 people died in the state during the previous flu season to break the previous record of 46 deaths recorded in the 2009 season, when the state began tracking influenza cases.

The OSDH says since the beginning of the current flu season there have been 1206 flu-related hospitalizations statewide. The largest number of those hospitalizations were persons age 65 and older or 62-percent followed by adults 50-64 years with 15-percent and and children less than 4 years at eight-percent.

The Tulsa Health Department is encouraging everyone six months and older to get a flu vaccination.

In Tulsa County, flu vaccines will be offered to anyone on walk-in basis Mondays through Thursdays 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Fridays 8:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. at the following Tulsa Health Department locations:

  • James O. Goodwin Health Center - 5051 South 129 East Avenue
  • Central Regional Health Center - 315 South Utica
  • North Regional Health and Wellness Center - 5635 North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard

County list of flu-related deaths since September 28, 2014:

Canadian [3]

Carter [1]

Cleveland [1]

Comanche [2]

Delaware [1]

Garfield [5]

Garvin [1]

Jackson [1]

McClain [1]

Muskogee [1]

Okfuskee [1]

Oklahoma [4]

Ottawa [1]
Payne [1]

Pittsburg [1]

Rogers [3]

Stephens [3]

Tillman [3]

Tulsa [11]

Washington [1]

Woodward [1] 

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