McKINNEY, TX – Collin County Health Care Services reports that a 28-year-old Collin County resident who died recently was infected with H1N1 flu. The male had underlying medical conditions. In order to comply with federal privacy laws, Collin County Health Care Services cannot provide additional identifying information.
The threat of H1N1 influenza remains as we continue through the flu season. The public is urged to get vaccinated, either by their primary physician, at a free H1N1 clinic Collin County is offering Saturday, January 16th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Anna High School - 1201 North Powell Parkway, or at one of 68 locations partnering with Collin County Health Care Services to provide H1N1 vaccine.
For further information regarding local H1N1 vaccine availability, the public may utilize the following resources: Collin County website at http://www.co.collin.tx.us/ and Collin County Facebook and Twitter sites; Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Texas Flu Vaccine Locator at http://www.Texasflu.org; DSHS H1N1 information lines available by calling “2-1-1”; or, calling Collin County Health Care Services at (972) 548-5500.
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