Flu Death

Indiana Reports First Flu Death

Oct 22, 2019

Indiana has reported the first flu-related death of the season. The Marion County Public Health Department confirmed the death occurred there. 

Allen County Confirmes Seven Flu-Related Deaths

Jan 25, 2018
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Allen County Department of Health confirmed seven flu-related deaths this week and they are investigating additional cases. The department tracks influenza deaths by county of residence. 

Indiana Records First Flu Death Of Season

Dec 8, 2017

Indiana health officials announced Friday the first recorded flu-related death this season. The patient was young than 18-years-old. Flu season runs from October to May, but Indiana has only seen an uptick in cases in recent weeks.

In a statement, Indiana State Health Commissioner Kris Box, said Hoosiers should get vaccinated. 

“I encourage anyone who hasn’t gotten a flu shot to get one to help protect themselves and their loved ones,” Box said.