Flu Death Reported in Siskiyou Co.

FLUYREKA, Calif. — Health authorities report a 60-year-old Siskiyou County man has died from complications related to influenza A (pH1N1) disease.

Siskiyou County has reported an increase of influenza cases over the past few weeks. The vast majority of reported cases have been influenza A and most of those have been due to the strain called pH1N1, the same strain that has been circulating since the 2009 pandemic.

Siskiyou County Public Health Department will be offering the following clinics to those 6 months and older for $9 per vaccination on a walk-in basis. No appointment is necessary:

Location: Yreka Public Health Department, 810 S. Main St:

January 7th from 8 am to 12:30 pm
January 8th from 9-10 am and 4-6pm
January 9th from 8am -12:30 pm
January 10th from 12:30 pm to 5pm
January 13th from 12:30 pm to 5pm
January 14th from 8am to 12:30 pm
January 15th from 12:30 pm to 5pm
January 16th from 8am to 12:30 pm
January 17th from 12:30 pm to 5pm

Location: Mt. Shasta Public Health Department’s new location, 1107 Ream Avenue
January 23, from 9am to noon.

For more information, call Public Health at 841-2134 or click here.