Oklahoma Red Cross Offers Lists For Flu Precautions, Safety


Thursday, January 10th 2013, 2:15 pm
By: News On 6


New data released on Thursday shows there have been six new flu-related deaths in eastern Oklahoma since last week.

1/10/2013 Related Story: 6 New Flu Deaths Reported In Oklahoma

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:

  • James O. Goodwin Health Center located at 5051 S. 129th E. Avenue, Tulsa, OK
  • Central Regional Health Center located at 315 S. Utica, Tulsa, OK
  • North Regional Health and Wellness Center located at 5635 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Tulsa, OK

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