New data released on Thursday shows there have been six new flu-related deaths in eastern Oklahoma since last week.
The Red Cross urges care to avoid spreading the virus to others.
The organization has user-friendly information about precautions to take to avoid the flu, what to do if you get the flu and how to safely care for someone who has the flu.
The information is available in both English and Spanish.
Seasonal Flu Checklist - English
Taking Care Of People With The Flu - English
Seasonal Flu Checklist -Spanish
Taking Care Of People With The Flu -Spanish
"Spread of influenza is occurring statewide, so if you haven't already, now is the time to get your flu shot," Tulsa Health Department Director Dr. Bruce Dart said. "We still have flu vaccine available."
The flu vaccine is offered on a walk-in basis Mondays through Thursdays 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m.-11 a.m. at the following Tulsa Health Department locations:
The flu vaccine is also offered at the following locations:
Bixby Health Center
8120 E. 126th Street
Bixby, OK 74008
Call (918) 369-3155 for clinic dates and times
Collinsville Health Center
1201 W. Center
Collinsville, OK 74021-3111
Call (918) 596-8650 for clinic dates and times
Sand Springs Health Center
306 E. Broadway
Sand Springs, OK 74063-7911
Call (918) 591-6100 for clinic dates and times