COPY-Increase in Flu Cases in New Mexico

As the flu season continues, New Mexicans at high-risk for flu complications are encouraged to get flu shots following hospitalizations.

The New Mexico Health Department says flu cases are increasing and ten people including five children have been hospitalized with flu complications. They say its not too late to get the vaccine and advise all high risk people to get their shots.

To find flu shots in your area you can call the New Mexico Nurse Advice Flu Line at (866) 681-5872. Or you can visit the New Mexico Influenza Vaccine Consortium's website.