GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) – Two people have died in Ottawa County in connection with having the flu, health officials told 24 Hour News 8.
Details about the victims and when the deaths occurred are unknown.
There have been 14 confirmed such cases in Ottawa County from October 2013 to January 2014, and six cases from Jan. 1 to Jan. 28.
These latest deaths bring the total number of flu-related deaths in West Michigan for this current flu season to 11 —
- Four in Kent County
- Three in Kalamazoo County
- One in Van Buren County
- One in Barry County
Contact your local health department about flu shots:
Allegan County Health Department: 269.673.5411
Barry Eaton District Health Department: 517.543.2430
Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency: 517.279.5400
Berrien County Health Department: 269.927.5623
Calhoun County Health Department: 269.969.6370
Ionia County Health Department: 616.527.5241
Kalamazoo Health and Community Services: 269.373.5200
Kent County Health Department: 616.632.7200
Mecosta, Newaygo and Oceana County: (see website)
Montcalm County: 989.831.5237
Muskegon County Public Health: 231.724.6246
Ottawa County Department of Public Health: 616.846.8360
Van Buren and Cass County District Health Department: 269.445.5280