Three flu-related deaths reported in area

HOLDREDGE, NE (Omaha World-Herald News Service) – Three influenza-associated deaths have been reported in central Nebraska’s Two Rivers Public Health Department District.

The health department did not release names nor cities where the deaths occurred.

TRPHD and the Centers for Disease Control continue to recommend the influenza vaccination for everyone six months and older. They say it takes approximately two weeks to receive immunity from influenza after getting the vaccine.