Third Pediatric Flu-Related Death in Dallas County

Alfredo Flores

Dallas County confirmed the third pediatric flu-related death of the season on Friday.

Health officials said they received the report of the 17-year-old's death earlier in the day from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

There's no word on if the child had been vaccinated or had underlying health conditions.

The flu vaccine is still available in Dallas County.

It's free for adults and children in the immunization clinics at the Dallas County Health and Human Services building at 2377 N. Stemmons Freeway. They are open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Call 214-819-2162 for vaccine availability.

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