Second confirmed death from influenza in Winston County

WINSTON COUNTY - Winston County Deputy Coroner Tracey Yealock has confirmed that a second case of influenza has claimed a life in Winston County, this time of a 60 year old.

It is important for everyone to be cautious and follow health department guidelines to protect themselves from infection.

Health officials stress that the virus can remain active on objects for up to 48 hours. Everyone should use extreme caution and disinfect areas routinely.

If you are experiencing flu symptoms you need to take it seriously and seek treatment immediately.

See complete story in the Saturday, Feb. 3, edition of the  Northwest Alabamian.
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