State health officials now say that three people have died in Indiana due to influenza this season.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that several flu-deaths, including children have been reported across the nation and predict the numbers will increase as flu season continues. If you have not had a flu shot yet this season, a flu vaccine locator can be found at www.StateHealth.in.gov.
Flu vaccine can usually be found at local health departments, pharmacies and with health care providers. Health officials also remind you when you are sick to clean your hands often with soap and warm water, cover your cough and sneeze using your sleeve or a tissue and stay home when you are sick.